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Supreme Court on evaluation of claims to computer-implemented inventions under 35 U.S.C. 101
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 23 2014

On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its much anticipated decision in Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank


An accused device is “modified” by the installation of software
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 5 2014

Revisiting the wording of claims that recite a combination of hardware and software, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a


Invalidating a patent on a motion to dismiss is proper
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • 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


Posner to AppleMotorola: no damages, no injunction, no trial
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 31 2012

Judge Posner (of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit), sitting by designation, derailed Apple’s and Motorola’s expected patent liability trial when he found that both parties provided insufficient evidence to support either damages or injunctive relief


Claim differentiation fails to save patentees from their own words
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 26 2014

In each of two essentially contemporaneous decisions, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit rejected the patentee's contentions on appeal


The law of software subject-matter eligibility remains unsettled
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 31 2013

Revisiting the issue of patent subject-matter eligibility in software patents, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a lower


Indemnity agreement does not equate to a “real party in interest” to create time-bar for inter partes review
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB, the Board) has concluded that an inter partes review of a patent is not time-barred if a petition was filed


First patents survive inter partes review fully intact
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 29 2014

In the past several months, decisions have been rendered in the first wave of inter partes reviews filed under the American Invents Act (AIA). The


Foreign marketing materials relevant to domestic infringement
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

In an appeal of a lower court’s summary judgment of no infringement of four patents, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the


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