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What constitutes a covered business method patent?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

Addressing a request for rehearing and to expand the panel, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) found that it did not abuse its


Alice strikes again!
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

Addressing the issue of patent eligibility under 101, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal of a


Structure or process? The Fed. Cir. clarifies software patent requirements
  • Carter DeLuca Farrell & Schmidt LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2015

"Software may be patent eligible, but when a claim is not directed towards a process, the subject matter must exist in tangible form." This was part


Software claim addressing concepts long known in other fields and lacking other inventive concept is not patent eligible
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

Federal Circuit affirms judgment that two patents’ claims were unpatentable under 101, and affirms a third patent’s claim construction (and the


How much detail is required in a claim chart?
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

Magistrate Judge Leung considered this question in Stratasys, Inc. v. Microboards Technology, LLC, Case No. 13-cv-3228. In the case, Stratasys claims


CBM that recites scanning receipts, encrypting the data and transmitting not patent-eligible
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Addressing the subject-matter eligibility of a business-method patent for scanning receipts, encrypting the data, and then transmitting it to a cloud


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


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


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


Hope for computer-related patents
  • Wilson Elser
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

"Let's be clear: if all of these claims, including the system claims, are not patent-eligible, this case is the death of hundreds of thousands of