US High Court Shuts Door On Many Software Patents20/06/2014 by Steven Seidenberg for Intellectual Property Watch 1 CommentSoftware patents have become a major problem in the United States. These patents are often so vague and broad, they are hindering innovation and economic growth, according to many businesses, economists, and patent experts. But thanks to a ruling yesterday by the United States Supreme Court,the ranks of software patents may soon be decimated.Available only for IP-Watch Subscribers. Please login or subscribe to read the full story.Related Articles:Once More, US Supreme Court Will Review Software Patents After Court Ruling, US Still In Disarray On Software Patents In Bilski Decision, US Supreme Court Adopts Tough But Vague Test for Business Method Patents Steven Seidenberg may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org."US High Court Shuts Door On Many Software Patents" by Intellectual Property Watch is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.