GizModo: In Huge Shift, Court Ruling Effectively Denies Software-Only Patent Rights
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 02 Nov 2008 23:54
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
Today, a Federal court of appeals ruling definitely caught the attention of tech companies world wide: in a 9-3 ruling, the court effectively made patenting anything not directly related to an actual machine or object—most purely software-only patents, for example—against the law. As you might imagine, this has massive implications, and the battle is likely to carry on to the Supreme Court.
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