I think this case is the case of the century for patent law

John F. Duffy, a professor at the George Washington University Law School

It’s not very often that some obscure issue of patent law can excite so much attention.

Pamela Samuelson, a professor of law and information management at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. Her brief argued that the State Street decision in 1998 had the effect of “knocking patent law loose from its historical moorings and improperly injecting patents into business areas where they were neither needed nor wanted.”