After years of conflicting Federal Circuit decisions, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to hear a case this month that should settle the questions attorneys have about whether inventions implemented using a computer are eligible for a patent.
Intellectual Property Partner Jacob Baron said he would welcome a Supreme Court ruling that de-emphasized the importance of the abstract idea test in evaluating the validity of software patents.
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