Amicus Brief Claims Bilski Test May Hurt Innovation

Law360, New York (March 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The chief concern about the test laid out in the In re: Bilski decision is not that it is overly restrictive of the business methods that are patentable, but that the test is inherently vague and likely to create uncertainty that will harm innovation, according to an amicus brief filed this week with the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Boston Patent Law Association is the latest party to ask the Supreme Court to grant certiorari in the Bilski case, in which the U.S. Court of Appeals for...
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