Supreme Court Prepares To Wade Into `La Brea Tar Pits' Of Software Patents

"“There’s a lot of these really broad, abstract patents where the only concrete thing is `do it on a processor, or do it on a computer, or do it on the Internet,’” said Daniel Nazer, a lawyer with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which generally opposes software patents and has been following Alice v. CLS closely. “Saying `do it on a computer,’ without coming up with detailed and specific material solution, isn’t enough.”"