Software Patent Ruling of 2014

The future of software patents took a blow on June 19, 2014, after the Supreme Court's verdict to invalidate computer based ideas having no invention or innovation. This decision was made in the recent Supreme Court ruling in the CLS bank v. Alice Corporation case. Plaintiff and Defendant are both huge financial institutions sparring over a series of patents that involve "intermediary settlemen...
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Understanding USC 103

If you are a business person, you will understand that competition is a real challenge within every industry. However, some people opt to protect their intellectual property from infringement by other people within their own industry. Therefore, they seek a legal right to own those ideas and inventions for themselves; depriving others of the opportunity to steal or use their ideas. The legal rig...
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