Law360, New York (June 29, 2010, 9:53 AM ET) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday narrowly ruled that business methods are eligible for patent protection, ending months of speculation as to how the court might lean in Bilski. Law360 asked leading intellectual property attorneys to weigh in on the scope and significance of the ruling.
Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, partner and chair of the appellate practice
The ruling largely met expectations. The court recognizes that times change, that they'll continue to, and that “[t]echnology and other innovations progress in unexpected ways....