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This theme reemerged later when we talked generally about computer implemented innovations Judge Linn explained that wrestling with patent eligibility as it applies to innovations that require machine intervention is a very complex issue which is made more complicated…

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All the Judges rely on the same Supreme Court precedents in Gottschalk v Benson Parker v Flook Diamond v Diehr Bilski v Kappos and Mayo v Prometheus All the Judges recognize the same judicial exception to statutory subject matter…

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Perpetuating the myth that the computer is where the magic lies does nothing other than ignore reality Software is what makes everything happen or crying out loud software drives a multitude of machines Maybe the auto mechanic for Judges…

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The only thing we know is this the Federal Circuit issued an extraordinarily brief per curiam decision which stated Upon consideration en banc a majority of the court affirms the district court s holding that the asserted method and…

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In this final segment of the interview which appears below we move into the issues of the day the changing patent laws and Supreme Court interest in patents We also discuss Judge Linn's decision to take senior status the…

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In Part I of the interview we discussed Judge Linn s early interest in patent law and how he found himself appointed to replace the recently deceased Judge Giles Sutherland Rich We then discussed engaging as a lawyer with…

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Those in the industry know that Judge Linn is one of a small group of Judges who are patent attorneys He is one of us in so many ways He is a very real and genuine person he is…

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BB B initially moved to dismiss Hall s complaint in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure b failure to state a claim on which relief can be granted The district court granted the dismissal of the complaint In…

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Judge Richard Linn It is a pleasure for me to have the opportunity to honor my colleague and my dear friend Judge Pauline Newman To say that Judge Newman is a woman of accomplishment is a serious understatement There…

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On Thursday September the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued two decisions that provoked much debate and which deserve to be remembered The first case In re Comiskey seemed rather straight forward and certainly not…

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Recently the Federal Circuit has been interpreting U S C b to mean that unless the accused infringer directs or controls the actions of the party or parties that are performing the claimed steps the patentee has no remedy…

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In challenging the correctness of the per curiam majority ruling Judge Linn s dissenting opinion makes four points Point No is that the per curiam majority s approach is contrary to both the Patent Act and the Supreme Court…

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