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USPTO soliciting comments on software patent issues

  • Cohen & Gresser LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 20 2013

The United States Patent and Trademark Office announced its intent earlier this month to form a "Software Partnership" with the software community in

Data transaction claim not patent eligible

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • March 31 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, in a ruling designated as non-precedential, affirmed the district court finding that a claimed

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

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • 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

Soverain Software, LLC, v. Newegg Inc.

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2013

The patentee brought suit alleging infringement of three patents related to software for conducting electronic commerce. At the close of evidence, the

Software and business method patents continue to vex patent offices and courts

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • September 17 2013

The patent eligibility of software and business method patents often presents a difficult problem: how do we allow inventors to protect

Cybersource Corp. v. Retail Decisions

  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2013

Let's continue with insights about software patenting, from Cybersource Corp. v. Retail Decisions, Inc., 654 F.3d 1366 (2011). The Federal Circuit

ALJ Shaw issues public version of initial determination in Certain Microprocessors (337-TA-781)

  • OBLON
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2013

Further to our December 18, 2012 post, on January 16, 2013, ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public version of the Initial Determination ("ID") dated

Should software be patentable? Supreme Court takes another look

  • Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2014

Patent law allows patents to be granted only for specific subject matter. This was rarely an issue until the late 20th century since a patent

Supreme Court hears software patent case

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2014

The Supreme Court justices signaled Monday that, just like the rest of us, they are at a loss as to where to draw the patentability line for software

The future of means-plus-function claiming for computer-implemented processes

  • Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
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  • USA
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  • June 18 2010

Within the lifetimes of many practitioners, computers have developed from predominantly large mainframe machines like the IBM 360 series, and mini-computers used in individual laboratories, through desk-top machines based on the Intel '286 processor (which at that time seemed so amazingly fast), to today's multi-teraflop machines and the ubiquitous microcomputers found in our telephones, cameras, cars, and so on