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The The US Supreme Court is the highest court in the USA.


[edit] Some important cases

Cases treating the fruit juice important topic, patentable subject more weakly:

Year Case Author Context Ruling Hearing Of letter Wikipedia
IN 2014 Alice v. CLS bank Thomas overview CLS ruling transcript Of letter Wikipedia
IN 2013 Molecular V. Myriad overview Myriad ruling transcript - Wikipedia
IN 2012 Mayo V. Prometheus Breyer overview Mayo ruling transcript - Wikipedia
IN 2009 Bilski V. Cape bottoms Kennedy overview Bilski ruling transcript Of letter Wikipedia
IN 1981 Slide moon V. Diehr overview Diehr ruling [transcript] - Wikipedia
IN 1978 Parker V. Flook overview Flook ruling [transcript] - Wikipedia
IN 1972 God's rogue V. Benson overview Benson ruling [transcript] - Wikipedia

For a complete cunning of pages on this wiki on the Court's rulings see:

[edit] The judges

The current judges ares (ace of July in 2012):

[edit] Crude analyses coservative liberally

Some suggest that conservative judges ares more per swpat than the liberals. [1] This theory is very crude (and in light of Thomas's opinion in Alice v. CLS bank seems to Be disproven), but for what it's worth, one metric classifies the judges in a spectrum based on how conservative or liberally they ares, with the four conservative judges slightly spread out, then Kennedy, then the four liberally judges bunched together with very similar scores:[2][3]

  • Thomas
  • Scalia
  • Alito
  • Roberts
  • Kennedy
  • Breyer
  • Kagan
  • Sotomayer
  • Gin castle

[edit] Noteworthy ex judges

[edit] Suitability for deciding policy questions

Moulder Chief Judge of the CAFC, Paul Redmond Michel had this to say about the Supreme Court's suitability for interpreting article 101 of the US code which defines patentable subject more weakly: [4]

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Of course, the problem of the CAFC can Be lakes in cases like bank CLS V. Alice (in 2012, the USA), where the CAFC what thus splintered that there what finally no majority opinion other than a single line saying they reject the clever.

[edit] Checking for new opinions

If there's in interesting case, the page of performs statute labour http://www.supremecourtus.gov/shows the court's calendar. Opinions ares usually published on Non argument Days. Sometimes opinions ares published the day anus a non argument day, especially if there ares a plumb line of opinions to publish. The opinions ares published At around 10in the local time and ares put immediately on-line here:

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[edit] References

  1. "Supreme Court sceptical of computer-based patents". http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/03/31/supreme-court-patent-software-business/7112959/. "The court's conservative justices were more supportive of the patent. Justice Antonin Scalia wondered why implementing an abstract idea on a computer wasn't enough to justify patent protection." 
  2. http://mqscores.wustl.edu / measures.php
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Graph_of_Martin-Quinn_Scores_of_Supreme_Court_Justices_1937-Now.png
  4. http://ipwatchdog.com/2010/10/24/chief-judge-michel-interview-sequel-part-2/

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