Business Patents Up For Grabs

The U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Bilski v Kappos

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Could Isaac Newton have patented calculus under U.S. patent law and created an insurance industry monopoly? Patent attorney Kirk Teska describes the barrage of questions and withering disdain with which the U.S. Supreme Court took up the landmark case of Bilski v Kappos this week, and considers what it bodes for the future of business method patents.

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