Super Bowl IP Face-Off III

This blog has reported before on the efforts of the NFL, both in 2007 and in 2008, to threaten churches that planned to hold Super Bowl viewing parties. The league claimed an infringement of its intellectual property rights. As Tim and I explained in those past years, showing a broadcast of the game on a [...]

A Madness to its Method: Cert Petition Filed in Bilski

In re Bilski set the patent world aflutter when the Federal Circuit held that business methods, as exemplified in Bilski, fail to qualify as patentable subject matter under Section 101 of the Patent Act. Now, there is a cert petition to the Supreme Court to hear Bilski’s appeal. I’m rapidly reading the petition and will [...]