VentureBeat: Ten years later, court does mulligan and rejects “business process” patents
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Date: 02 Nov 2008 19:43
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Summary:
Thousands of patents that cover business models and software are likely headed into history’s dustbin, per a ruling today by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Specifically, the court rejected an appeal by the founders of a company called WeatherWise — they had been trying to patent a method of managing risk associated with sudden changes in energy costs, based on existing methods used by utility companies.
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