This Is Why XDA-Developers.com Roots Android – YouTube

This Is Why XDA-Developers.com Roots Android – YouTube.

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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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PDF Creators Compatible with EFS-Web

EFS-Web is the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO’s) web-based patent application and document submission system.  I have been filing all my documents electronically since the USPTO started beta testing electronic filing (and I am shocked to see that some law firms still do not use electronic filing).

All documents filed via EFS-Web must be pdfs with embedded fonts, or image-based.  This requires a pdf writer.  According to the USPTO, versions of commercial PDF Writer software that work with EFS-Web include: [Read more...]

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May 26, 1981: Programmer-Attorney Wins First U.S. Software Patent

May 26, 1981: Programmer-Attorney Wins First U.S. Software Patent

via May 26, 1981: Programmer-Attorney Wins First U.S. Software Patent | This Day In Tech | Wired.com.

Link: U.S. Patent No. 4,270,182.

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