Supreme Court: Software is Patentable

The Supreme Court has issued its long awaited opinion in Bilski v. Kappos.  Read it here.  The Supreme Court essentially affirmed the Federal Circuit’s decision which is summarized here.

via Patently-O and Filewrapper.

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Patenting Methods of Determining the Value of Patents?

So, will we see lawsuits for infringement, not of the patents that are sold, but for determining how much to sell them for?

7,493,262 Method for valuing intellectual property

7,386,460 System and method for developing and implementing intellectual property marketing

7,346,545 Method and system for payment of intellectual property royalties by interposed sponsor on behalf of consumer over a telecommunications network

7,346,518 System and method for determining the marketability of intellectual property assets

7,315,836 Method for obtaining and allocating investment income based on the capitalization of intellectual property

7,292,994 System and method for establishing value and financing of intellectual property

7,272,572 Method and system for facilitating the transfer of intellectual property

7,269,566 Method for obtaining and allocating investment income based on the capitalization of intellectual property

7,228,288 Method of repeatedly securitizing intellectual property assets and facilitating investments therein

7,216,100 Method for obtaining and allocating investment income based on the capitalization of intellectual property

7,188,069 Method for valuing intellectual property

6,959,280 Method of protecting against a change in value of intellectual property, and product providing such protection

6,330,547 Method and apparatus for establishing and enhancing the creditworthiness of intellectual property

6,018,714 Method of protecting against a change in value of intellectual property, and product providing such protection

via Ip Prospective “Proof of a Burgeoning Market: Patenting IP Valuation Methods | IP P®OSPE©TIVE“; 12:01 Tuesday “Patenting the Business of Patents“.

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