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As USPTO evaluates Bilski, Red Hat says end software patents

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When the Supreme Court heard the Bilski case earlier this year, it ruled that the specific business method patent at issue in the case was invalid and contended that the patentability of intangible methods should be reduced but not eliminated. The court declined to provide clarity on the scope of software patentability, however, which leaves a lot of important questions unanswered.

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Encourage the USPTO to stop issuing software patents

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Following the Supreme Court's decision in Bilski v. Kappos, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) plans to release new guidance as to which patent applications will be accepted, and which will not. As part of this process, they are seeking input from the public about how that guidance should be structured.

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Software patents after Bilski

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Bilski gave us a wonderful opportunity to increase awareness to the harm caused by software patents. More scholars, more developers, more journalists, more politicians, and more patent attorneys than ever before have heard from our community on this issue. What's next?

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Bilski Hearing Starts Well for Abolishers of Software Patents

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Early reports suggest that judges are hostile towards abstract patents like Bilski's

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Bilski hearing implications for software patents

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An analysis by End Software Patents of what the Judges' statements at Monday's Bilski hearing say about patenting software ideas.

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Microsoft Patent Traps and the Possible Looming End of Software Patents

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How Microsoft uses ActiveSync to shut out Free software with software patents; OOXML patents and other issues revisited; Bilski to be revisited by the Supremes, who can axe software patents in the United States

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Final Bilski Briefs Filed - Microsoft, Google, FFII, ABA, etc.

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More intriguing Bilski briefs filed. The door is shut now, so there will be no more, I gather. Both the ABA and Patently O have them all listed, and the latter includes a helpful brief blurb giving an outline of the theme of each. So read them all if you wish.

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US software patent repartee

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The pending US Supreme Court decision regarding In re Bernard L. Bilski and Rand A. Warsaw v. Kappos, in principle about patents on business methods and software, has lead to briefs being filed by numerous companies and associations.

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FSF Files Amicus Brief in Bilski - The Country Needs and Relies on FOSS

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FSF has now filed an amicus brief in Bilski, and they too ask the Supreme Court "to affirm that software ideas are not patentable":End Software Patents (ESP) executive director Ciaran O'Riordan explained, "Every software patent is a restriction on software developers and users of computers, and there are currently 200,000 software patents in the USA.

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Bilski II: Red Hat Appeals to Supreme Court over Software Non-Patentability

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The U.S. is known for its patent friendliness. But a Supreme Court decision in 2008 overturned a patent application by Bernard L. Bilski and Rand A. Warsaw for a risk mitigation process. Now Red Hat is using the so-called Bilski case in support of software non-patentability.

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Amicus Avalanche Opposing Software Patents in the United States (Novell Still Missing)

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Red Hat, the FSF, and the SFLC submit amicus briefs for the Bilski case

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SFLC files Bilski brief: Software should not be patentable and don't forget the 1st Amendment

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The Software Freedom Law Center has now filed its brief in Bilski. You can read it online here, as well as download it as a PDF or as Postscript. It raises three major points...

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Red Hat addresses Supreme Court on software patents

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Red Hat has filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court. In the brief, Red Hat explains the practical problems of software patents to software developers.

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Red Hat Files its Bilski Brief: Asks Supreme Ct. to Exclude Software From Patentability

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I have exciting news for you. Red Hat has just filed
its brief [PDF] in Bilski, and it's saying things you certainly have been hoping someone would express to the Supreme Court.

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Two Quick Words About Microsoft v. TomTom: Think Bilski

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I'm getting a lot of email about Microsoft suing TomTom for alleged patent infringement, first reported by Todd Bishop on TechFlash. I've put lots of links in NewsPicks for you, and here are the two complaints, the regular complaint filed in federal court and the ITC complaint [PDFs]. I'll restrict myself for now to two quick words: Think Bilski

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