A major judgment on software patents was given by Lord Justice Jacob on 27 October.
Lord Justice Jacob has given a major judgment on the patentability of software in this case (Aerotel Ltd v Telco Holdings and others; Re Patent Application GB 0314464.9 In the name of Neal William Macrossan  EWCA Civ 1371), which also covers the exclusion from patentability of business methods. His judgment includes a lengthy appendix analysing the relevant case law. Macrossan's appeal was dismissed.
For Jason Rix's article on the case, click here.
The full judgment may be found on Baillii.