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USPTO Alice Corp. guidelines provide concrete guidance on abstract ideas

  • Merchant & Gould
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  • USA
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  • July 28 2014

On June 25, 2014, the USPTO issued a memorandum regarding revised examination instructions as a result of the Supreme Court decision in Alice Corp. v

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

CWAG held its annual meeting this week in Park City, Utah, which was attended by several members of Dickstein Shapiro's State Attorneys General

Aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling regarding patent-ineligible abstract ideas in Alice v. CLS Bank

  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 15 2014

Readers are likely aware that the Supreme Court of the United States has issued a ruling, in Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International

Alice in computer land

  • Fennemore Craig
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  • USA
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  • July 10 2014

In Alice Corporation Proprietary Ltd. v. CLS Bank International, ___ U.S. ___, 2014 WL 2765283 (Jun 19, 2014), the Supreme Court held using a

Alice Corp - a wonderland or mad hatter's tea party: software patents revisited

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 8 2014

It is not possible to obtain a patent in Europe for a program for a computer "to the extent that a patent or application for a patent relates to that

USPTO issues “preliminary examination instructions in view of the Supreme Court decision in Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International, et al.”

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

On June 25, 2014, the USPTO issued a memorandum to the Examination Corps, entitled "Preliminary Examination Instructions in view of the Supreme Court

Court construes distributed data storage patents

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 2 2014

Judge Lee construed the disputed claim terms of the patents in this patent dispute regarding distributed data storage systems. Of particular note

Alice explained US Supreme Court decision on computer-implemented inventions

  • EIP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

The question presented in Alice was whether claims directed to a computer-implemented scheme for mitigating "settlement risk" are patent eligible

Computer-implementation of abstract idea not patent-eligible

  • Larkin Hoffman
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

Depending on the details involved, obtaining patent protection for business methods and software may have become more challenging. It has been well

Yet again, the Supreme Court narrows patent eligibility, this time targeting computer-related inventions

  • Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2014

In the wake of its decisions denying eligibility for patent protection to diagnostic procedures (Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus