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Airline rewards conversion method invalid under Alice and Bilski

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2014

On September 2, 2014, Federal Circuit Judge William Bryson, sitting by designation in the Eastern District of Texas, ruled that two patents on a

Defendants successfully challenge patent eligibility under rule 101 prior to claim construction

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2014

The District of Delaware and the Central District of California have both recently invalidated patents under 35 U.S.C. 101 without first

Post-Alice Corp. decisions show increased trend of courts invalidating computerized business method patents

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 8 2014

Previously, we reported on the US Supreme Court's decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, 573__ U.S. 2014, which held that certain systems

Supreme Court holds abstract ideas implemented on generic computer ineligible

  • Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
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  • USA
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  • September 1 2014

A unanimous Supreme Court has held that merely requiring a generic computer to implement an abstract idea fails to transform the abstract idea into a

Supreme Court unanimously affirms Federal Circuit CLS Bank decision

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 19 2014

The Supreme Court has affirmed the Federal Circuit's decision holding that the method, computer-readable medium and system claims at issue in Alice v

What does the Supreme Court ruling in Alice v. CLS mean to a software entrepreneur?

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2014

The Supreme Court’s ruling against broadly claimed software patents in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank leaves many questions on patent eligibility unanswered

Supreme Court rules on computer software patent claims

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • August 15 2014

A recent decision of the United States Supreme Court may make it more difficult for inventors to obtain patents on computer software. Patent

Patent practitioner considerations for drafting software patents based on covered business method review holdings

  • Merchant & Gould
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2014

In Bilski v. Kappos, the Supreme Court’s holding resulted in some software and business method patents no longer being valid (561 U.S. 593, 2010). In

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

Inherency is tough to proveeven in IPR

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • 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