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United States Supreme Court Ruling in Alice v. CLS Bank – Software is Still Patentable

Recently, the United States Supreme Court decision in Alice v. CLS Bank ruling impacted the scope of software patents. Some opined that software was no longer patentable. The United States Patent & Trademark Office even withdrew notices of allowance for some of patent applications due to the presence of at least one claim having an […]


Post Bilski Commentary For Software Startups

By now you’ve probably read about the “Bilski” decision recently released by the Supreme Court. Most of the coverage has been more focused on the policy aspects of the decision. This post focuses on where a software startup stands from a patent prosecution perspective in light of the decision. Stepping back for a moment, I’d […]