Christian Science Monitor: Supreme Court to decide: What kind of innovations get a patent?
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Date: 09 Nov 2009 18:11
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Summary:
The US Supreme Court on Monday takes up the most fundamental question in patent law: Which innovations deserve the protection of a patent? The answer holds billion-dollar implications for the American economy. At issue is whether US patent protection must be limited to inventions involving machines and transformative processes, or whether patent law also embraces nonphysical inventions like improved business methods and software innovations.
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