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Bar for CBM Review Inching Higher
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 27 2017

Addressing the standard for initiating a Covered Business Method (CBM) review, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) declined to institute CBM


Analogous Analysis: A Survey of Recent PTAB Decisions Establishing Subject Matter Patent Eligibility
  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

In 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court established the current framework for determining patent-eligible subject matter in Alice. The Alice framework is a


Different Burdens of Proof and Different Records Allowed Different Conclusions on Validity by the PTAB and District Court
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

In Novartis AG v. Noven Pharmaceuticals Inc., Nos. 16-1678, -1679 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 4, 2017), the Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB’s decisions finding


Unwired v. Apple: District Court Sanctions Unwired for Failing to Produce Supplemental Information after Remand
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

During this patent infringement action, Apple filed a motion for discovery sanctions based on a failure to produce documents after a remand. The


Strategies for Litigants in Patent Infringement Cases Using Motions to Dismiss Post-Alice
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

Nearly three years have passed since the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on patent eligibility in Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank Int'l. The decision


Board finds Internet advertising patent not eligible for CBM Review under Federal Circuit Secure Access and Unwired Planet standard
  • Sughrue Mion PLLC
  • USA
  • April 18 2017

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board recently denied Cover Business Method (CBM) review of an Internet advertising display patent assigned to KlausTech


Federal Circuit Denies SHzoom's Bid to Make Trading Technologies Decision Precedential, But the Case is Still Good Law
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2017

On Wednesday, the Federal Circuit, in a per curiam order, denied SHzoom's motion to make the Trading Technologies opinion precedential. The order of


April 2017 International Trade Compliance Update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 12 2017

The WTO announced that WTO members discussed five new or enhanced proposals to advance services negotiations at meetings of the Working Party on


Heads Up: The Federal Circuit Sees Patent Eligibility in Knowing Which Way to Look
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2017

The most significant Federal Circuit decision in March was Thales Visionix, Inc. v. United States, another case finding eligible subject matter. What


Recent Court Decisions Clarifying Alice Have Improved Patent Applicants Chances of Obtaining Software Patents
  • Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2017

The Supreme Court's 2014 decision, Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, 573 U.S. __, 134 S. Ct. 2347 (2014), dealing with patent eligible subject