Alice v. CLS Bank amicus briefs
Below are briefs submitted to the US Supreme Court for the case Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. (Petitioner) v. CLS Bank International, et al.
 Briefs for abolishing software patents
 To be checked - might be good
- EFF's brief
- Note: None of EFF's public campaigns support the complete abolition of software patents, but their amicus briefs are surprisingly anti-swpat. I'll have to read this carefully to check exactly what they've suggested.
- Newegg and other retailers
- Newegg and associates argue that a bright line test to eliminate business method patents is the most important thing so that businesses would not have to litigate beyond summary judgement. Apparently retailers consider the expense of trial the key weapon of trolls, regardless of the chances of eventual victory.
- Public Knowledge
- Prof. Robin Feldman
- Maybe, but the table of contents makes me doubt...
 Briefs not against abolishing software patents
- Trading Technologies
- Alice (the patent aggressor in this case)
- Proove Biosciences, Inc.
- Strongly pro-software-patents. Says patents should be examined "as a whole" (wording from the Diehr ruling), which means a combination of a computer and an abstract idea, as a whole, is no longer an abstract idea.
 Related pages on en.swpat.org
- Docket file on Supreme Court's website, includes a list of names of amicus briefs submitted
- American Bar Association's list of links to the briefs
- Will the Supreme Court save us from software patents?, 26 Feb 2014, Timothy B. Lee
 Other people's summaries of the briefs
- By Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC)
- By Patently-O
- By IP-Watchdog
- Alice at Court: Stepping Through the Looking Glass – Part I, also from IP Watchdog but different author
- Patent Docs looks at the briefs By Alice and By CLS Bank
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