Tuesday, June 27, 2006

It's Obvious!

The Supreme Court has decided to review a case concerning obvious patents.

It will be interesting, after the ruling in favor of not allowing obvious patents, to see if Apple will continue with litigation against Creative for "audio playing devices with hierarchal menu systems" or whether they will ask a Circuit Court to throw Creative's case out based on "obviousness" and "prior art".

Followup stories:

Man Claims iTunes Is His, But Why Did He Wait So Long To Claim It?

Apple Gives The Old One Two To Hu

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