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Supreme Court on evaluation of claims to computer-implemented inventions under 35 U.S.C. 101

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • June 23 2014

On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its much anticipated decision in Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank

First patents survive inter partes review fully intact

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • 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

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

Federal Circuit affirms jury verdict of invalidity based on on-sale bar and public use

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2012

Affirming the district court’s judgment, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit cleared Facebook of allegations of patent infringement, finding that that the patent in suit was invalid under 35 U.S.C. 102(b) because the patentee’s product which embodied the patented subject matter was on sale and in public use more than one year before the filing of the patent

The law of software subject-matter eligibility remains unsettled

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

Revisiting the issue of patent subject-matter eligibility in software patents, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a lower

ALJ gildea sets procedural schedule in Inv. No. 337-TA-778

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • July 26 2011

On July 25, 2011, ALJ Gildea set the procedural schedule for Investigation No. 337-TA-778, Certain Equipment for Communication Networks Including Switches, Routers, Gateways, Bridges, Wireless Access Points, Cable Modems, IP Phones, and Products Containing Same

Commission finds no violation, terminates investigation 337-TA-670

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2010

The Commission has found no violation of Section 337 in Inv. No. 337-TA-670, Certain Adjustable Keyboard Support Systems and Components Thereof, and terminated the investigation

The hacker who avoided a false marking claim

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a lower court’s dismissal, with prejudice, of a false marking complaint, finding that the complaint failed to properly allege an “unpatented article” under 35 U.S.C. 292

Federal Circuit issues opinion in Pass & Seymour v. ITC

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 30 2010

On August 27, 2010 the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the holding of the International Trade Commission in Inv. No. 337-TA-615, that certain accused products produced by Respondents General Protecht Group, Wenzhou Trimone Science and Technology Electric Co. Ltd. and Shanghai ELE Manufacturing Corporation do not infringe the asserted U.S. Patent Nos. 5,594,398 and 7,212,386, held by Complainant Pass & Seymour, Inc

Litepanels files new 337 complaint

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2011

Litepanels, Ltd. and Litepanels Inc. (collectively “Litepanels”) filed a Complaint concerning Certain LED Photographic Lighting Devices and Components Thereof, which asserts five patents