Software Patentability: Federal Judge explains how to go through the Alice looking glass.

Software Patentability: Federal Judge explains how to go through the Alice looking glass.

The question of the extent to which software innovations were patentable has long confused attorneys and their clients. Section 101 Patent Act welcomes “any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof.” But an important exception pertaining to software patents was identified by the U.S. Supreme