BusinessWeek: Supreme Court to Review 'Business Method' Patents
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Date: 04 Jun 2009 19:03
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Summary:
Accenture (ACN), the big consulting and technology services firm, vigorously supports business-method patents. "Why shouldn't new techniques for managing organizations be entitled to patent protection?" asks Wayne Sobon, Accenture's intellectual-property director, in an interview. "It's exactly like any other engineering field," he says. "Instead of applying science to control electrons, [consultants] apply science and engineering principles to improve how people work better together."
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