A Closer Look At Supreme Court Arguments In Bilski

Law360, New York (January 6, 2010, 10:58 AM EST) -- On Nov. 9, 2009, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Bilski v. Kappos.

Although the court’s decision is not expected until next spring, it appears from their questioning that a majority of the justices believe that the Federal Circuit reached the correct result on the patentability of Bilski’s method claims, but may not have applied the right legal test.

Bilski has drawn intense interest — perhaps more than any other patent case in history.

In Bilski, the Supreme Court received 68 amicus briefs. In comparison,...
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