Gibbons Institute Webinar Discusses the Supreme Court’s Bilski Decision
The Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology hosted a webinar on July 1 to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Bilski v. Kappos that addressed the limitations on the patentability of business methods. More than 50 people listened to this webinar, which featured Erik Lillquist, Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law; Robert E. Rudnick, Director, Intellectual Property, Gibbons P.C., and David W. Opderbeck, Associate Professor of Law and Director, Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology, Seton Hall University School of Law.
The panelists reviewed, analyzed and discussed the implications of this decision with regard to patent protection in those industries employing business method and related software patents. Of particular interest to industry professionals and patent practitioners, Robert Rudnick provided a helpful list of best practices and tips for obtaining corresponding patent protection and enforcement in view of this important Supreme Court decision.