IP Update - Bilski v. Kappos


On June, 1, 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari Finnegan filed on behalf of the applicants in In re Bilski, 545 F.3d 943 (Fed. Cir. 2008) en banc. The petition asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review and reverse the Bilski decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit limiting what types of inventions are patentable “processes” under the U.S. patent laws. The oral argument took place on Monday, November 9, 2009, and a decision is expected in June 2010.

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