Federal court is ‘foggy’ on patent software issues

August 23, 2013
In 1998, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which hears all appeals in patent matters, reversed a long-standing precedent that inventions for “methods of doing business” are not patentable. Read More

And the winner is: the first to file — or publish

March 22, 2013
The new patent law that went into effect March 16 has been referred to as a “first to file” patent system, in contrast to the prior “first to invent” system. Read More