Bilski And The State Of Business Method Patents

Law360, New York (April 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Patent Reform Act of 2007

In a Feb. 15, 2008 opinion piece published by the Washington Times, Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy, and his Republican counterpart, Orrin Hatch, advocated for Congress to pass meaningful legislation to amend the patent laws, suggesting the time is ripe for a change based in part on a “growing sense that questionable patents are easy to get and too hard to challenge.”

Although major obstacles stand in the way of its passage, The Patent Reform Act of 2007 (S.1145) could constitute...
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