Bilski Test Stifles Innovation Across Industries: Briefs

Law360, New York (August 7, 2009, 5:06 PM EDT) -- The Bilski test may have been crafted to limit patent eligibility for business methods, but the standard set by a federal appeals court in October 2008 is likely to exclude unforeseen innovations in the financial services, biotechnology, technology and other sectors, according to the latest set of amicus briefs filed with the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization, a group of financial and computer firms, and the San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association filed separate briefs Thursday, arguing that the U.S. Court of Appeals for...
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