The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) has compiled
of some of the main arguments in the Bilski v. Kappos case
dealing with software patents. "As a legal services organization for free and open source software (FOSS), we filed a brief in support of the respondent arguing (1) that all software is unpatentable under Supreme Court precedent, (2) that software patenting reduces the level of innovation in software, and (3) that constitutional limitations from the First Amendment prevent Congress from making patent law that covers mental steps, basic ideas, or algorithms.
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