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For the first time in three decades, the Supreme Court will rule on the patentability of software.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Dec 6, 2013
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There was a months-long internal policy debate over whether or not Justice should do what they said they were already doing.

To solve the problems plaguing the patent system, Congress and the courts need to rein in bad software patents.

  • James Bessen
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  • Sep 3, 2013
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