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Conventional use of computer not enough to overcome Alice

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2015

In two separate decisions involving an 101 analysis of subject-matter eligibility of business methods patents (CBMs), the U.S. Patent and Trademark

Yet another court weighs in on FRAND rates (this time for Wi-Fi)

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2013

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, after a bench trial limited to the issue of determining a FRAND rate for licensing a

Commission affirms no violation finding as to four patents and remands to ALJ with respect to one patent in Inv. No. 337-TA-745

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 1 2012

On August 24, 2012, the Commission issued a Notice of its decision to affirm the ALJ’s finding of no violation as to U.S. Patent Nos. 5,636,223 and 6,272,333 patents and to reverse the finding of violation as to U.S. Patent No. 6,246,697 in Inv. No. 337-TA-745, Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing Devices, Computers and Components Thereof, involving Complainant Motorola Mobility and Respondent Apple

What constitutes a covered business method patent?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2015

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) provided guidance as to what constitutes a patent subject to

Standing requires articulation of jurisdictional facts

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 30 2014

Addressing a petition for a covered business method (CBM) patent review, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or

Invalidating a patent on a motion to dismiss is proper

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit did not find the patentee’s infringement suit to be objectively baseless, notwithstanding that the

Initial determination of no violation issued in flash memory chips investigation

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2010

On October 22, ALJ Bullock issued notice of his Initial Determination in Inv. No. 337-TA-664, Certain Flash Memory Chips and Products Containing Same

Data-encryption is patent eligible despite not being tied to a particular machine

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

Addressing an argument that a data-encryption patent was directed to non-eligible subject matter because it covered an abstract idea divorced from a

First patents survive inter partes review fully intact

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 29 2014

In the past several months, decisions have been rendered in the first wave of inter partes reviews filed under the American Invents Act (AIA). The

First application of Alice Corp. decision to covered business method patent review

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2014

In determining whether a Covered Business Method (CBM) patent review should be instituted, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Board) referred to the