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Rules of the (International) Road, Brexit, PPP as a New Tool for Argentina, and Keeping Non-U.S. Companies Safe from Suit (Expect Focus International - August 2016)
  • Carlton Fields
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 31 2016

For decades, U.S. courts have been preferred venues for plaintiffs’ lawyers seeking to sue non-U.S. companies. This is due to the perception that


Patent Cases Pending Before the Supreme Court (October Term)
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2016

On March 21, 2016, the Supreme Court granted Samsung’s petition for a writ of certiorari as to the following question: Where a design patent is


Alice evolves - DDR, Enfish, and now, BASCOM - Giving hope to subject matter eligibility in computer arts
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

The Supreme Court’s decision in Alice applied the two-step test for patent eligibility set forth in Mayo. The first step is to evaluate abstractness


Marketplace lending technology patents held invalid
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • August 9 2016

On July 25, 2016, three appellate judges in the United States held that a popular online marketplace lender’s patents were invalid because they


Judge Forrest Provides Litigants Guidance on Applying Alice
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2016

On August 3, 2016, S.D.N.Y. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest denied Defendant Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (“Lowe’s”) motion to dismiss Iron Gate


PTAB Issues Only Its Third Post-Grant Review Decision to Date, Invalidates Storage Container Tracking Claims Directed to Ineligible Subject Matter
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

On August 2, 2016, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), in proceeding PGR2015-00009, invalidated a patent for storage container tracking and


Abstract Ideas: A Common-Sense Distinction Electric Power Group v. Alstom
  • Banner & Witcoff Ltd
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

While the number of decisions holding claims to be patent eligible under the two-part Alice test have been few and far between, sometimes even


Section 101 Blocks Caller ID Patent
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

Litigants continue to use Alice and its progeny to cull the ranks of patents asserted in the Northern District. In Whitepages v. Isaacs, Judge


Judge Pauley Holds That Administering a Test Using a Computer Is Not Patent-Eligible Under 101
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2016

On July 29, 2016, S.D.N.Y. District Judge William H. Pauley III granted defendant PlayerLync, LLC’s (“PlayerLync”) motion for judgment on the


E-message patents survive Alice challenge
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2016

Common computer technology has fallen victim to Alice in many recent cases. It is therefore noteworthy that the District of Massachusetts declined to