This comes from I.B.D.'s Top 10, front page column.
I know that this subject has nothing to do with NUAN, currently. Yet, it may have far-reaching ramifications should APPL or one of the other "big guns" become "involved" in/with NUAN.
"The Supreme Court will rule on a case that could determine what software innovations are eligible for patent protection and when companies can be sued for using certain software.
The case, CLS Bank v. Alice, is being closely watched by Google GOOG, HP HPQ, Facebook FB and others. The court has previously struggled to decide what tech innovations qualify for patent coverage."
Further reading on this case can be done by a simple Google search.
Opal, as you may or may not know, several years ago, Ricci bought all of IBM's VR patents and paid a pretty penny as is the shmucks style. Wouldn't it be something if they were worthless? Stay tuned to the Ricci clown show!