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Lost Item Tracking Patent Finds No Love in the Northern District of California

USA - August 1 2022 Linquet Technologies owns U.S. Patent No. 10,163,318, which claims a system for "detecting placement or misplacement of an abject." The patent…

Patents on Measuring cfDNA to Detect Rejection of Transplanted Organs Held Invalid

USA - July 19 2022 When a person who has received an organ transplant experiences rejection, DNA from the transplanted organ is released into the bloodstream as the…

12 Patents Surrounding Automobile Transactions Found Ineligible Under Section 101

USA - July 13 2022 Sidekick Technology owns 12 patents broadly claiming systems, methods and apparatuses for providing automobile market information and performing or…

Red Flag Refresher: Broker-Dealers and the Importance of Strong AML Compliance

USA - July 6 2022 The SEC continues to focus a portion of its enforcement attention on registrants' obligations with regard to anti-money laundering (AML) compliance…

Section 101 Roundup: American Axle, USPTO Patent Eligibility Report and What's Next

USA - July 5 2022 The big news is that the U.S. Supreme Court denied cert in American Axle v. Neapco. Eight months ago, even after the Court invited the views of the…

Patent Directed to Method of Payment Processing in Sales Transactions Found Abstract

USA - May 20 2022 AuthWallet asserted a patent directed to methods and systems for processing financial transaction data against Block. Specifically, the claims…

Patent Claiming Mapping Gemstones to Blockchain Invalid Under Section 101

USA - April 28 2022 In a recent case decided by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the plaintiff, Max Rady, alleged that he developed a…

U.S. District Judge: Method of Determining Webpage Visitor Intent Is Abstract

USA - April 1 2022 In USC IP Partnership, L.P. V. Facebook, Inc., 2021 WL 6690275, U.S. District Judge Alan Albright of the U.S. District Court for the Western District…

Federal Circuit: Characterization of an Invention Must Reflect the Claimed Invention

USA - February 23 2022 In Mentone Solutions LLC v. Digi International Inc., 2021 WL 5291802 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 15, 2021) the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit…

Federal Circuit: Failure to Preserve Key Argument Blunts Section 101 Eligibility Appeal

USA - February 17 2022 In Travel Sentry, Inc. v. Tropp, 2022 WL 443202 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 14, 2022), Mr. Tropp alleged infringement of two of his related patents. The parties…