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Federal Circuit further defines what types of software may be patentable
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in Ultramercial v. Hulu and provided significant guidance regarding


Business method patents live! Federal Circuit finds first patent that survives post-Alice analysis
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • 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


2014 Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility provide limited direction for software implemented inventions
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • 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


Patent eligibility of software
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

Last year, a deeply divided set of opinions in an en banc Federal Circuit decision left doubt as to whether software programs would remain eligible


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


Future of means-plus-function claim interpretation now less clear
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

The Federal Circuit has weakened the presumption against means-plus-function claim interpretation in its recenten banc decision in Williamson v


Federal Circuit creates new (non-Alice) hurdle for software patents
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

In the wake of last year's Supreme Court decision in Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank Int'l, 134 S. Ct. 2347 (2014), dozens of courts have declared


Job applicant software patents not terminated for invalidity
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

Although the subject matter eligibility of software patents has come under increased scrutiny since the Supreme Court issued its opinion last year in


Supreme Court rules on computer software patent claims
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • 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


Does your business need a patent audit?
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2014

A patent audit evaluates and reports on the status of your business' technology protection program. A patent audit outlines considerations relevant