WildTangent Asks High Court To Clarify Bilski Decision

Law360, Los Angeles (February 10, 2012, 6:08 PM EST) -- WildTangent Inc. asked the U.S. Supreme Court last week to overturn a Federal Circuit decision that found Ultramercial LLC’s process for distributing copyrighted content over the Internet was patentable, arguing that the finding conflicts the high court's ruling in Bilski.

WildTangent claims the Federal Circuit decision discounted the importance of the machine-or-transformation test in determining patentability in applying Section 101 of the Patent Act, according to a petition filed Feb. 6. The decision highlighted the growing confusion within the Federal Circuit on the proper application of...
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