ResearchOnInnovation: Patents as property II: Rethinking SW patents?
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Date: 10 Aug 2008 20:34
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Plager said he regretted the unintended consequences of the decisions in State Street Bank and AT&T. Those rulings led to a flood of applications for software and business method patents, he noted. If we “rethink the breadth of patentable subject matter,” he said, we should ask whether these categories should be excluded from patent protection.
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