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Post-Alice Federal Circuit finds internet advertising method to not be patent eligible

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2014

Citing the Supreme Court of the United States’ Spring 2014 decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Computer-implemented business transaction claim must describe an “inventive concept” to be patent eligible

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

Addressing subject matter eligibility of claims purporting to apply abstract mental processes directed to business transactions using computers, the

NCAA appeals ruling on compensation for student-athletes

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

On November 14, 2014, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) submitted its initial brief to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Seventh Circuit: plaintiffs lacked standing to challenge tax exemption for ministerial rental allowances

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

In November 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin declared unconstitutional Section 107(2) of the Internal Revenue Code

“Gun-jumping” companies must pay $3.8 million in fines and disgorge $1.15 million in illegally obtained profits

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

Recently the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) reached a $5 million settlement with Flakeboard America Limited, its parents

Beleaguered D.C. taxpayers achieve another success in ongoing challenges to the methodology used in the district’s transfer pricing audit program

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

On Friday, November 14, 2014, an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) issued three identical orders granting the taxpayer’s motion for summary judgment in

Expert testimony must be supported by evidence

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) issued final written decisions in 10 Inter Partes Review (IPR) challenges. Although early IPR decisions

District court strikes down rental allowance tax exemption for ministers

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2014

A federal court recently declared unconstitutional Internal Revenue Code Section 107(2), which excludes from gross income a rental allowance paid to a

Injunction and civil contempt remedy vacated after PTO cancels claim in reexamination

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

Addressing whether an injunction and civil contempt were proper after the sole claim on which the injunction was based was cancelled, the U.S. Court

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