Posts Tagged: Judge Rich


Don’t Dismiss State Street: Ancora Decision Reiterates Relevance of Concrete and Tangible Test for Software

Judge Rich was attempting to articulate a test that would allow the decision maker to determine whether there is in fact an innovation; an invention that we …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 14

Giles Sutherland Rich: The patent legacy that started with a failed eye exam

One summer night in 1926, while staying at the Willard Hotel, Giles Sutherland Rich made a decision that set in motion a chain of events that account for …
By John Witherspoon
4 years ago 22

The Evolution of Patent Jurisprudence, from Giles Rich to Howard Markey to Randall Rader

Written by Don Dunner: ''Fifty-four years ago, a lawyer in the prime of his career was appointed by President Eisenhower to serve as a judge on the …
By Donald Dunner
6 years ago 1

Exclusive Interview: Judge Richard Judge Linn of the CAFC

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 …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 2

Microsoft i4i Oral Arguments Complete at Supreme Court

Hungar would go on to say that the clear and convincing standard "makes no sense," which nearly immediately drew the first comment from the bench with Justice …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 32

The History of Software Patents IV: State Street Bank

As a result of the useful, concrete and tangible result test and in conjunction with the disposition of the business method exception that never existed in the …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 0

Foaming at the Mouth: The Inane Ruling in the Gene Patents Case

Unfortunately, the ACLU appears to have found an “ally” in Judge Sweet, who is the district court judge handling the AMP case. In my view, Judge Sweet …
By Eric Guttag
10 years ago 17