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  1. SCOTUS Uses Scalpel, Not Axe, On Software PatentsRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Investor's Business Daily

    ... of its potential impact on software patent infringement lawsuits. While the decision, penned by Justice Clarence Thomas, was the expected result and not necessarily a game changer, it is important because it likely will reduce companies' patent ...

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  2. Justices limit patents on software technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    ... implementation fails to transform that abstract idea into a patent-eligible invention," said Justice Clarence Thomas. Federal law says, "Whoever invents or discovers any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any ...

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  3. U.S. top court issues narrow ruling on software patentsRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | West Australian

    ... patents but eventually issued a relatively narrow 9-0 decision. In Thursday's majority opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote that the outcome was determined by two of the court's recent patent rulings. "We hold that the claims at issue are drawn to ...

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  4. Supreme Court Clarifies Bankruptcy Court JurisdictionRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | JD Supra

    In 2011, the Supreme Court decided Stern v. Marshall , 564 U.S. ___, 131 S. Ct. 2594 , which gave voice to the Court's grave concerns about the constitutional limits of bankruptcy court jurisdiction and raised several questions that have confounded courts and lawyers for three years.

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  5. The "Law's" Limits On The Bankruptcy Court's...Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | JD Supra

    ... Benefits Insurance Agency v. Arkison , 573 U.S. ___ (2014 ), which was issued earlier this week, Justice Clarence Thomas delivered another unanimous opinion of the Court holding that "when . . . the Constitution does not permit a bankruptcy court to ...

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  6. The Supreme Court invalidates a software patent in Alice Corp. v. CLS BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Red Hat Magazine

    This morning the U.S. Supreme Court issued an important decision concerning software patents and took a small-but-meaningful step in the right direction.

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  7. Running concept through computer doesna t merit patentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... through the use of a computer is not enough to make such a method eligible for a patent. If it were, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote for the court, an applicant could stake a claim to "any principle of the physical or social sciences by reciting a ...

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  8. Supreme Court unanimously restricts software patents. Here are 2 odd patents on the chopping blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | VentureBeat

    ... implementation fails to transform that abstract idea into a patent-eligible invention," wrote Justice Clarence Thomas. For instance, so-called patent trolls often sue tech companies, claiming that they own massively popular (and obvious) software ...

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  9. Supreme Court raises bar on software patent claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | CNET News.com

    ... computer implementation, fail to transform that abstract idea into a patent-eligible invention," Justice Clarence Thomas said, writing for the court. The case centered on claims by shell company Alice Corporation that CLS Bank, a currency-trading ...

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  10. Top US court limits 'abstract' software patentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... down the patents held by Australia's Alice Corp. in its dispute with a major global banking group. Justice Clarence Thomas, writing for a unanimous court, said the patented process of assessing financial risk "does no more than simply instruct the ...

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  11. Nothing abstract here: Supreme Court ruling could impact Apple's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Business Journal

    U.S. Supreme Court Justices, front row from left to right, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John G. Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, along with back row from left to right, Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Sameul Alito and Elena Kagan, sit for a formal group photo in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., ... (more)

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  12. Supreme Court Recognizes Limits in Software PatentabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Re/code

    ... of the computer itself or effect an improvement in any other technology or technical field," Justice Clarence Thomas wrote on behalf of the court. "Here, the representative method claim does no more than simply instruct the practitioner to implement ...

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  13. A new judge takes office in Mingo Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Logan Banner

    If the adversities she had to overcome on her first day serving on the bench as Mingo County circuit court judge were any indication of Miki Thompson's ability to face problems with a calm, confident manner, she is off to a rousing start.

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  14. A new judge takes office in Mingo Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Williamson Daily News Online

    If the adversities she had to overcome on her first day serving on the bench as Mingo County circuit court judge were any indication of Miki Thompson's ability to face problems with a calm, confident manner, she is off to a rousing start.

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  15. Supreme Court Limits Bankruptcy Court Authority in Insurance CaseRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    ... approved by a federal judge and that all parties had consented to the proceeding. In an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas, the high court agreed that a bankruptcy court can rule on non-bankruptcy matters as long as a federal district court reviews ...

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  16. A very bad dealRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | The Dodge County News

    ... America was founded on a philosophy of individual rights, not group rights." Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Rev. Al Sharpton demands the National Basketball Association (NBA) purge the league of "racist" owners. Who decides what ...

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  17. The whipping girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Creative Loafing

    Senate Judiciary hearings never broached these topics in such prurient detail as they did in October 1991, when a young, attractive law professor from Oklahoma was subpoenaed to testify against her former boss, then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas.

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  18. Supreme Court Decides Scialabba v. Cuellar de Osoroio et al.Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | JD Supra

    On June 9, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court held that Section 1153 of the Child Status Protection Act , which automatically converts a minor alien's petition to immigrate as a derivative beneficiary to another appropriate category when the minor "ages out" during the immigration process, and which retains the alien's original filing date, applies only ... (more)

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  19. Recent Supreme Court Decision Bars State from Suing Tribe Seeking to...Read the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | JD Supra

    On May 27, 2014, the Supreme Court ruled that under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act , states may only sue to enjoin a tribe from conducting class III gaming "on Indian lands."

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  20. Bankruptcy doesn't have to be so messy for courtsRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | West Hawaii Today

    ... be known as core cases the same way they have been treating non-core cases. The opinion, written by Justice Clarence Thomas, was unanimous. Why should we care? It's nice when the Supreme Court does something sensible, but it's hardly ...

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