[License-discuss] License Stewards

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Oct 5 01:34:30 UTC 2012

Quoting Ben Tilly (btilly at gmail.com):

> There is logic, and then there is the trend of the United States Court
> of Appeals for the Federal Circuit setting precedents making virtually
> anything and everything patentable subject matter.

The Federal Circuit has been notably expansionist on subject-matter
issues in a half-dozen or so area, but the smart money would nonetheless
not back a filing approximating 'Well, you permitted patenting DNA
sequence and tax strategies, so why not software licensing techniques?'

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