Supreme Court Braces For Bilski Battle

Law360, New York (November 3, 2009, 6:32 PM EST) -- In a case that has captured widespread attention and fueled a debate over whether methods made by the software, medical and financial services industries are patentable, the U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to hear oral arguments in the Bilski matter on Monday.

Many intellectual property experts say the patent community needs more guidance on Section 101 of the Patent Act and claim it is high time for the Supreme Court to clear up confusion surrounding the patent eligibility of business methods and other processes.

The high...
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