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Patentability of computer software upheaval in US courts
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, USA
  • May 14 2013

The patentability of computer software is a hot topic in Australian courts at the moment. However, we aren't alone in struggling with this


Not so fast...Third Circuit leaves skid marks on ESI "costs"
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2013

The brakes may have been applied to recovering all litigation expenses associated with electronically stored information (ESI) as "taxable costs,"


Patent eligibility of software innovations after CLS Bank
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 17 2013

The en banc Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently could not agree on the proper approach for determining whether software-based


U.S. Patent No. 7,698,238: emotion controlled system for processing multimedia data
  • Banner & Witcoff Ltd
  • USA
  • December 11 2013

The '238 patent provides for an emotion controlled system which monitors the user's physical parameters and changes the content of the games based on


Securing software patents through the EPO
  • Marks & Clerk
  • European Union, USA
  • November 3 2014

In June 2014 the US Supreme Court provided its opinion in Alice Corporation v CLS Bank. This is the latest in a number of decisions from the higher


Aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling regarding patent-ineligible abstract ideas in Alice v. CLS Bank
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • 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


The Federal Circuit Muddies The 101 Waters After BASCOM
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2016

On September 30, 2016, in Intellectual Ventures I LLC, v. Symantec Corp., No. 15-1769, 15-1770, 15-1771, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


Ultramercial, Inc. v. Hulu, LLC - another data point in the subject-matter eligibility of software inventions
  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2014

The Ultramercial decision will provide an additional tool in invalidating overly broad software-based patents. It also underscores the value of


U.S. - Electric Power Group: Another patent eligibility decision
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • November 10 2016

In a previous post, several recent decisions of the Federal Circuit pertaining to post-Alice patent eligibility issues in the computer and software


Software patents: Supreme Court ruling leaves too many questions
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2014

A unanimous US Supreme Court confirmed today that the claims of Alice Corp. to its computer-implemented method and system for mitigating "settlement