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Re: "..the likelihood that there may be no district (except perhaps the district where the infringer is incorporated)" ???
Cray and most other major businesses [and most patent suit defendants are major businesses] including the many software companies in N.D.CA, DO have one or more "regular and established places of business" where they CAN be sued with proper venue.

They do now. But that was the point - the trend is for the world to be more and more virtual. From the Court's analysis an Amazon distribution center may not be enough, and for more esoteric businesses their servers and support personnel may be overseas and all they may have is a sales representative in a state. The statement was forward-looking; here of course there were alternatives.

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