By Topic


Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)

What should happen when a business method patent covers steps performed by more than one company? Can the company that coordinates the overall system be found to infringe even though it does not perform all of the steps of the patent¿s claims itself? That was the question before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) in the recent case of BMC v. Paymentech.

Published in:

IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine  (Volume:27 ,  Issue: 5 )