Bad Day for Bad Patents: Supreme Court Unanimously Strikes Down Abstract Software Patent

Daniel Nazer, Vera Ranieri, Jun 20, 2014
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Nice news on the patent front. "Essentially, the Court ruled that adding “on a computer” to an abstract idea does not make it patentable. Many thousands of software patents—particularly the vague and overbroad patents so beloved by patent trolls—should be struck down under this standard."

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