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

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

The Supreme Court of the United States has now confirmed that while computer-implemented inventions, such as computer software, remain eligible

On a plain and ordinary meaning of “embedded” code in a web page

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

Addressing a district court’s construction of the claim term “embedded” code as code “written into the HTML code of the web page” and the related

Identifying class of algorithms insufficient to satisfy means-plus-function structure requirement

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

Addressing whether a patent specification provided adequate specificity to satisfy indefiniteness scrutiny of a means-plus-function claim, the U.S

Posner to AppleMotorola: no damages, no injunction, no trial

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2012

Judge Posner (of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit), sitting by designation, derailed Apple’s and Motorola’s expected patent liability trial when he found that both parties provided insufficient evidence to support either damages or injunctive relief

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

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

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Indemnity agreement does not equate to a “real party in interest” to create time-bar for inter partes review

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

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB, the Board) has concluded that an inter partes review of a patent is not time-barred if a petition was filed

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

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

Inherency is tough to proveeven in IPR

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

In four final written decisions in Inter Partes Review (IPR) challenges, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) concluded that the petitioner had