BusinessWeek: Federal Court Rules in Bilski Business-Method Patent Case
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Date: 30 Oct 2008 19:37
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Summary:
A federal appeals court issued a decision today that appears likely to scale back the granting of controversial “business-method” patents. For the past decade, patents have been granted for such things as one-click ordering on e-commerce Web sites, systems for conducting Internet auctions, various financial products, and other techniques companies and entrepreneurs have claimed to be “processes” eligible for protection under the U.S. patent statute.
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