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Another software patent is ruled patent-ineligible - are business method and software patents at risk?

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 19 2014

On November 14, 2014, in a much-anticipated decision following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Alice v. CLS Bank, a unanimous U.S. Court of

Claims were patent-eligible where they solved a problem unique to the internet by requiring interactions that differed from routine internet usage

  • Fish & Richardson PC
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  • USA
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  • December 22 2014

Federal Circuit reverses a denial of JMOL of anticipation on one patent but affirms a judgment that second patent is eligible subject matter under

Induced infringement: Federal Circuit joint AkamaiMckesson decision changes the law

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 5 2013

For years, courts have struggled with the concept of induced infringement. 35 U.S.C. 271(b) states that "whoever actively induces infringement

Rembrandt v. Facebook: district court excludes damage expert where expert failed to apportion damages to patented features in accused product

  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 11 2013

Rembrandt Social Media, LP ("Rembrandt") filed a patent infringement action against Facebook alleging that Facebook infringed two of its patents

Got a cease and desist letter from a patent troll? Do your homework

  • Thompson Coburn LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 31 2014

In my last post, I detailed some of the first steps you should take if you ever receive a cease and desist letter from a claimed patent owner. (Most

Business law update - Spring 2014

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • Canada, China, Germany, Japan, USA
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  • March 24 2014

With deals today being larger and more global than ever before, a merger between two U.S. companies may have far-reaching effects in countries around

Online transaction claim held unpatentable

  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2014

In BUYSAFE, Inc. V. Google, Inc., Appeal No. 2013-1575, the Federal Circuit affirmed a judgment of invalidity under 35 U.S.C. 101 for lack of

Federal Circuit’s post-Alice eligibility analysis of business methods

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2014

The Federal Circuit in Ultramercial, Inc. v. WildTangent, Inc., held that an "entrepreneurial" multi-step process for distributing copyrighted media

Three rounds to knock out Ultramercial's patent on advertising as currency

  • Banner & Witcoff Ltd
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  • USA
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  • November 21 2014

After sparring three separate rounds at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, in a panel opinion authored by Judge Lourie, the Federal

Will the public suffer? Let’s stay!

  • Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 17 2014

The recent UK Court of Appeal decision in Adaptive Spectrum and Signal Alignment Inc v British Telecommunications Plc shows that the UK courts are