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Can Software Be Patented? The Supreme Court Might Finally Settle the Issue
2013-12-19
 

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Can Software Be Patented? The Supreme Court Might Finally Settle the Issue

2013-12-19

For the first time in decades, the Supreme Court will take up the dispute over the patentability of software, agreeing on Friday to hear CLS Bank International's challenge to a financial software patent held by Alice Corporation Pty Ltd. While the court could end up issuing a narrow decision that only applies to this one case, it opens up the possibility of a broad new precedent on a long-controversial issue.  

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