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Software and Business Method Inventions After Alice
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2016

Patent attorneys are often asked the question: “Is my idea patentable?” Often the idea is related to software or business methods. Well-known business


Amazon Defeats Appistry’s Distributed Computing Patents With Finding Of Patent Ineligibility
  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2016

On July 19, 2016, the District Court for the Western District of Washington (“Court”) dismissed a patent suit because the asserted patents (U.S


DDE excludes settlement agreements; allows licenses as a “check”; addresses apportionment of accused products & services
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • August 25 2016

The District of Delaware, in ARTCom Innovation GMBH v. Google Inc., Case No. 14-217-RGA (Judge Richard G. Andrews) (April 28, 2016), considered


Texas Court of Appeals Refuses to Recognize Patent Agent Privilege
  • Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2016

In In re Silver, the Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas at Dallas refused to recognize an attorney-client privilege for communications


Federal Circuit Expanding Interpretation of Step Two of the Test for Patent Eligibility
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2016

The Federal Circuit recently reversed a district court's decision granting a motion to dismiss a patent under 35 U.S.C. 101 in Bascom Global


BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc. v. AT&T Mobility LLC, AT&T Corp. (decided June 27, 2016)
  • Workman Nydegger
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

BASCOM sued AT&T for infringement of BASCOM’s U.S. Patent No. 5,987,606. The case was dismissed by the District Court on the grounds that the claims


Federal Circuit Finds BASCOM Internet Content Filtering Claims Patent Eligible
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2016

In another decision applying the two-step framework for determining patent eligible subject matter laid out in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International


Unwired Planet, LLC v. Apple Inc.
  • Sughrue Mion PLLC
  • USA
  • July 22 2016

Unwired Planet, LLC ("Unwired") sued Apple for infringement of several patents directed to wireless communications, including US Pat. Nos. 6,532,446


CAFC Dissects Alice Patent Eligibility Analysis in Bascom Global Internet Services
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

This case arose on an appeal from the grant of a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim, with the district court finding the asserted claims


Online Merchandise Customization Methods Were Not Patentable
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2016

Judge Darrah granted defendant Zazzle’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff American Needle’s patent claims to methods for selling