SF Business Times – Will Supreme Court patent ruling hobble the trolls?
In ruling that many hope will prevent so-called “patent trolls” from pursuing many claims, the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday unanimously declared invalid patents written to protect business methods, or abstract ideas, just because they are done on a computer.
“We’re excited. We think it’s a good decision,” said Daniel Nazer, a staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation in San Francisco, who filed a brief in the case. Read more