Over the past year, the United States patent law has developed significantly. Numerous cases were decided, shaping the future of patent law. This article tracks the development of patent law over the past year by analyzing important court decisions. These decisions affect various aspects of patent law, including the patentability of subject matter, the validity of patents, and the patent procurement process. While the specific impact of each decision varies, the combination of the decisions resulted in noteworthy changes to patent law in the United States.
Bradley C. Wright, Recent Developments in Patent Law, 5 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 630 (2006)