Court Will Review Scope of Patent-Eligible Subject Matter
On June 1, 2009, the Supreme Court of the United States granted a petition for writ of certiorari to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Bilski v. Doll, No. 08-964 [2008 U.S. App. LEXIS 22479]. The Supreme Court will consider what...
is invited to comment on the interim guidance
Washington - The United States Patent and
Trademark Office (USPTO) has prepared further interim guidance for the
patent examining corps to use when determining subject matter eligibility under
35 U.S.C. § 101 in view of the recent decision by...
The USPTO posted new guidance today regarding the recent
Bilski decision from the US Supreme Court ( http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/pdf/2010-18424.pdf ).
This is a much more detailed presentation than the earlier one-page guidance
for patent examiners.
The new guidelines refer to themselves as...