The Nuts And Bolts Of The Bilski Decision

Law360, New York (June 30, 2010, 11:53 AM EDT) -- On June 28, 2010 — the last day possible for the Term — the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much awaited decision on patent-eligible subject matter in Bilski v. Kappos, No. 08-964, 561 U.S. ____ Slip Opinion (2010) ("Bilski III"). In Bilski III, Justice Anthony Kennedy writing for the majority confirmed the continued viability of so-called "business method" patents.

While Bilski III affirmed the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in In re Bilski, 545 F.3d 943 (Fed. Cir. 2008) (en...
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