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Blueprint generation software not eligible for patenting

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 6 2015

Speeding up a blueprint generation process that can be done by hand does not make computer software eligible for patenting. So reasoned the New

How a fractured Federal Circuit is applying the Supreme Court’s Alice decision to software patents

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 2 2015

The Supreme Court's June 2014 decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank marked a turning point in the debate over the eligibility of software (i.e

Invalidating a patent on a motion to dismiss is proper

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit did not find the patentee’s infringement suit to be objectively baseless, notwithstanding that the

What constitutes a covered business method patent?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • January 29 2015

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) provided guidance as to what constitutes a patent subject to

More business method patents broken

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 6 2015

In Content Extraction & Transmission LLC v. Wells Fargo Bank, Nat'l Ass'n, Appeal No. 2013-1588 (Dec. 23, 2014), the appellant, CET, appealed the

Stays of litigation warranted even when the CBM review does not address all asserted claims or all invalidity defenses

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

Addressing the denial of a stay pending the covered business method (CBM) review of some, but not all, asserted claims in a district court action, the

Standing requires articulation of jurisdictional facts

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

Addressing a petition for a covered business method (CBM) patent review, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or

2014 Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility provide limited direction for software implemented inventions

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 18 2014

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility on Dec. 16 and a Request for Comments

Implications of USPTO Interim Eligibility examiner Guidance on examination of computer-implemented patent applications

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 16 2014

On December 16, 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) released its 2014 Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility

Business method patents live! Federal Circuit finds first patent that survives post-Alice analysis

  • Burr & Forman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2014

Since the Supreme Court issued its June 2014 decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, federal district courts, the Court of Appeals for