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In re Bilski’s Impact on Patent Protection

September 2
Buffalo, NY
September 2, 2010

8:30—10:30 a.m.
The Offices of Hodgson Russ LLP
The Guaranty Building, 140 Pearl Street, Buffalo, NY

On June 28, 2010, the Supreme Court affirmed the Federal Circuit en banc decision invalidating a patent application directed to a business method. In its opinion, the Supreme Court proclaimed that, although instructive, the “machine or transformation test” is not the only test that should be applied. Please join us for a discussion on how this decision, subsequent case law, and new USPTO rules may impact your intellectual property protection strategy.


  • Background of In re Bilski
  • Supreme court decision
  • Bilski and prosecution
  • Bilski and litigation
  • Recent cases