PatentBaristas: Liveblogging: How Did We Get to Bilski and What Can We Do About It?
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Date: 21 Oct 2008 16:38
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
In a session on Case Law Updates at the the BIO Intellectual Property Counsel Committee’s Fall Conference and Committee Meeting, Chad Shear led a panel discussion with John Dragseth and Dr. John Garvish through a discussion of Bilski and how we got to Bilski. The case, involved a patent application seeking exclusive rights to a method of using hedge contracts to reduce the risk that a commodity’s wholesale price might change. In re Bilski raises the question of whether business methods and other inventions devoid of technology can be patented.
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