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ALERT: Trade Secret Law Gains New and Sharp Teeth

USA - May 3 2016 Every major intellectual property area - patents, trademarks and copyrights - has long been the domain of federal law. The one notable exception has…

Co-authors: Kristine M. Boylan, Gerald E. Helget, Audrey J. Babcock, Scott M. Flaherty , John Klos.


Federal Circuit holds medical diagnostics patent invalid under 35 USC 101.

USA - June 17 2015 The Federal Circuit, in a three-judge panel, recently decided a medical diagnostics patent case that has an unusual concurrence written by one of the…


Covered business method patent held invalid under 35 USC 101 and Alice

USA - May 22 2015 The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has issued a Final Written Decision of the invalidity of an Internet-related patent under the subject matter…


Supreme Court rules on computer software patent claims

USA - August 15 2014 A recent decision of the United States Supreme Court may make it more difficult for inventors to obtain patents on computer software. Patent…

Co-authors: Aleya Rahman Champlin, Gerald E. Helget, Karen D. McDaniel, Audrey J. Babcock, Michael M. Lafeber.


Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Intl: the Supreme Court supports a “new hermeneutic of suspicion?”

USA - June 25 2014 Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Intl (573 U.S. ___ (2014)) held that Petitioner's method, computer readable media, and system claims are drawn to a…

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