Business Method Patent

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Business Method Patent

During most of the last century, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) rarely granted invention patents to businesses, claiming that a process could not be patented if it was simply an abstract idea, something the USPTO believed described most business methods. But the rise of e-commerce in particular, has turned this around.

   

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