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Exactly as the administration requested. It's actually the worst case scenario, if they just ruled that all processes are patentable then we would at least end up with another shot at reform the next time someone patented whistling. Who is going to stand up for sanity if not the USSC?! The ONLY way this is ever going to get rectified is through a supreme court ruling. Congress has it's hand in the cookie jar, the press never addresses this issue because it's too busy with balloon boy sightings or celebrity rehab and the president's agenda is basically MMMMMMMMMMMM, IP GOOOOOD, MORE IP BETTERRRRRRR. Without a blanket dismissal of these ridiculous patents, were doomed to the existing litigious oligarchy.

sigh, Canada here I come...

Bilski has made such broad arguments that it's hard to take his claims seriously. Which makes me wonder whether, ultimately, Prometheus might actually have more impact on patent law. We shall see.
What is Prometheus? Another legal case that's being decided/appealed?

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