The Supreme Court release their opinion of Bilski yesterday, leaving more questions than answers on business method tests. Reactions are streaming in from around the country.
In general, the opinion offers no clarity or aid for those tasked with determining whether a particular innovation falls within Section 101. The opinion provides no new lines to be avoided. Rather, the outcome from the decision might be best stated as “business as usual.”
Follow ongoing commentary at Patently-O, and you can also check out the full opinion in Bilski v. Kappos.