Strike Against Software Patents [Link]

June 17, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

From the EFF:

Today, finally, the Federal Circuit overruled that case law and recognized the statute means what it says: if you claim something functionally, regardless of whether you use magic words, you’re likely limited to what you actually describe.

I know several people that work in patent law (it's even less awesome that it sounds). This is big news.