Supreme Court to Review Bilski Case

The  Supreme Court has agreed to review the Bilski case which has been a controversial decision affecting business process and software patents.  Since the 1998 State Street ruling, software and business process patents have been widely accepted.  However, after the Bilski decision by the Federal Circuit last year, receiving (and enforcing) patents for business process and software inventions has been increasingly difficult.  Whether or not you are a fan of software patents, this will be an important decision for the patent attorneys and patent owners.