Supreme Court Rejects Business Method PatentJune 29, 2010The Supreme Court on June 28 unanimously rejected a business method patent that would have explained how commodities buyers and sellers in the energy market could hedge against the risk of price changes.
Patent Issues a Growing Concern for BanksMarch 27, 2008Financial services patents are moving front and center as banks seek to protect their competitive advantage while the courts and the U.S. Patents Office wrangle over the patentability of intangible banking processes.
Protecting PatentsJuly 22, 2003It appears that claiming patent infringement is en vogue within the financial technology community, judging by Reuters' recent patent infringement accusation of Bloomberg.
Huntington Bancshares Claims Patent Infringement May 15, 2001Huntington Bancshares' legal claim against the Clearing House Association of the Southwest has brought renewed attention to the patenting of
previously established, routine business practices.