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The End of Software Patents?

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Further developments in Bilski may herald a new age; Denmark lays off many patent examiners amid sanity redux

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Bilski - What It Means, Part 5 (Conclusion) -- What About Microsoft's Patent Threats?

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Let's conclude our series of articles on In Re Bilski by looking at what the ruling may mean for Microsoft's threats against Linux. We can start by figuring out what kinds of patents Microsoft might think it owns.

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[FSF] Free Software Supporter, November 2008

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## In this issue
* Support freedom: How YOU can make a difference for free software
* New USB membership cards and FSF Bulletin
* New t-shirts in our store
* OpenDocument campaign page gets a revamp
* Bilski ruling: a victory on the path to ending software patents
* Show your support with the FSF campaigns widget
* DefectiveByDesign.org: MP3-compatible, a new DRM-free music promotion

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U.S. Courts: New Criteria for Software Patents

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A current U.S. court case would make it harder for software patent trolls to file for dubious patents and make legal claims based on existing ones.

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Bilski ruling: a victory on the path to ending software patents

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"As opinions form about the extent to which the Court ruling impacts the patenting of software, one thing is clear. The State Street ruling that in 1998 opened the flood gates to the patenting of business methods and software has been gutted, if not technically overturned..."

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An opportunity to End Software Patents: ESP briefs Court in its historic rehearing of the Bilski case

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"End Software Patents (ESP) has filed an amicus curiae brief in the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's (CAFC) rehearing of the In re Bilski case. The rehearing could lead to the elimination of patents on software.

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