Bilski v. Kappos: Where Will the Supreme Court Draw the Line Between Obvious and Statutory Patentable Business Methods?

Bilski v. Kappos: Where Will the Supreme Court Draw the Line Between Obvious and Statutory Patentable Business Methods? On November 9, 2009, oral arguments were heard by the United States Supreme Court in the case of: Bilski v. Kappos*. With some eighty briefs filed with the case, it is one of the most popular cases this …

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On October 5, 2009, the FTC announced that it approved final revisions to its “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising” (the “Guides”), which address endorsements by consumers, experts, organizations, and celebrities, as well as required disclosures of relationships or connections between advertisers and endorsers. The changes, which go into effect December …