Blog Archive - October 2009

One Small Leap for Open Source, One Giant Leap for Mankind

What if you could develop software without risking a patent infringement lawsuit? What if open source innovation was unencumbered by lurking patent trolls? What if there were no software patents? The United States Supreme Court will be reviewing the Bilski case in the coming weeks. The...


Asking the Supreme Court to Address the Problem of Software Patents

Red Hat continued its quest for a remedy to the problem of software patents today by submitting an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in the Bilski case. The Court has decided to address the issue of when abstract subject matter is outside the range of inventions that can be patented. Our brief...

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