The Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Bilski


On June 1, 2009, the Supreme Court of the United States granted the patent applicants? petition for writ of certiorari in In re Bilski, 545 F.3d 943 (Fed. Cir. 2008) (en banc). The Supreme Court?s decision in this case could have a dramatic impact on the standard for determining patent eligibility, and may have major ramifications at both the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and in the courts.

The questions presented by Bilski's petition are...

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