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Identifying class of algorithms insufficient to satisfy means-plus-function structure requirement
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

Addressing whether a patent specification provided adequate specificity to satisfy indefiniteness scrutiny of a means-plus-function claim, the U.S


Supreme Court on evaluation of claims to computer-implemented inventions under 35 U.S.C. 101
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

The Supreme Court of the United States has now confirmed that while computer-implemented inventions, such as computer software, remain eligible


On a plain and ordinary meaning of “embedded” code in a web page
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

Addressing a district court’s construction of the claim term “embedded” code as code “written into the HTML code of the web page” and the related


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


Stays of litigation warranted even when the CBM review does not address all asserted claims or all invalidity defenses
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 30 2014

Addressing the denial of a stay pending the covered business method (CBM) review of some, but not all, asserted claims in a district court action, the


Standing requires articulation of jurisdictional facts
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 30 2014

Addressing a petition for a covered business method (CBM) patent review, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or


Evolving Post-Alice Law on Patent Eligibility
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

In two recent cases addressing patent eligibility of software patent claims, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit found the challenged


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


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


Appeal against exclusion from patentability of software to protect minors online allowed
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2012

In relation to the application by Protecting Kids the World Over (PKTWO) 2011 EWHC 2720 (Pat), the High Court of England and Wales has allowed an appeal against a decision of a Hearing Officer that found that an alarm notification system for monitoring inappropriate electronic communications fell within the computer program exclusion