Justices Urged To Define 'Abstract Ideas' In Patent Law

By Ryan Davis (May 15, 2017, 8:19 PM EDT) -- Jawbone and several inventors' groups urged the U.S. Supreme Court Friday to define what constitutes an "abstract idea" that is not patent-eligible and to clarify the standard of proof for invalidating a patent on eligibility grounds, saying unsettled law on those issues weakens patents....

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