Technology companies ask Supreme Court to reject vague patents

You’ve probably realized this by now, but the Supreme Court is having a very busy term when it comes to patent cases. In Nautilus, Inc. v. Biosig Instruments, Inc.—scheduled for oral argument on April 28—the Court will consider whether to hold vague patents to a more exacting standard.

For those of us that deal with patents regularly, especially defending against assertions from non-practicing entities, the idiom “better the devil you know than the devil you don’t” rings true.

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