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Bilski - What It Means, Part 3 - The Mayer Dissent & Some Intangibility Questions

Nov 11, 2008, 00:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)

"I know. It takes us into OMG territory. It's what Bilski was trying to address. The AT&T decision built on and depended on State Street, and Judge Mayer is saying that State Street came out of the blue, contradicting prior common law and the patent statutes, and it really needs to be clearly killed off and buried, along with any of its children, because it was a mistake, one that launched what he calls "a legal tsunami" of regrettable patents on what ought to be the unpatentable.

"You'll find all five of the questions the court asked everyone to answer here, by the way, along with links to other cases cited prominently in the Bilski decision."

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