As most patent lawyers know, the Federal Circuit has signaled that it's reconsidering the patentability of business methods in a rare en banc hearing on In re Bilski. But far fewer know that the very company whose case is likely to set precedent for every business method patent to come -- and raise the bar for those already issued -- is being hauled over the coals right now by government investigators, with its patent-pending method at the center of the controversy.
State AG Attacks Business Method at Center of Key Patent Case
IP Law & Business
April 1, 2008