Posts Tagged: patent eligible


Cybergenetics Appeals Ohio Federal Judge Ruling that Alice Kills DNA Analysis Patents

On October 13, 2020, Cybergenetics Corp. (Cybergenetics) filed a notice of appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) from the decision of the …
By William J. Hoofe IV
14 hours ago 1

Director Iancu Could Address Section 101 Problems Through Regulations Governing Post Grant Review Trials

Since U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Director Andrei Iancu took office, I have observed, with admiration, how he has taken bold action to improve perceived …
By Kip Werking
10 days ago 35

Federal Circuit Finds Claims Patent Eligible Where Not Directed Solely to Printed Matter

On November 10, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed-in-part and vacated-in-part a decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of …
By Rebecca Tapscott
12 days ago 8

Core Wireless: Parsing the Data on Enforcement Trends Three Years On

To many patent practitioners, the Federal Circuit’s decision in Core Wireless Licensing S.A.R.L. v. LG Electronics, Inc. was a watershed moment. In particular, …
By Alexander Zajac
12 days ago 0

Illinois District Court Finds Appliance Controller Patents Ineligible under Alice/Mayo

On November 6, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, granted a motion to dismiss an infringement suit on the grounds that …
By Rebecca Tapscott
16 days ago 9

District Court Finds Google Patent Ineligible Under Alice

On November 2, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, in Google LLC v. Sonos, Inc., issued an order granting Sonos’s motion to …
By IPWatchdog
21 days ago 15

The Troll Narrative Infected the Supreme Court and Justice Kennedy was the Vector

An untold story of the patent "reform" era is how the High Court (as well as the Congress) blithely accepted an exaggerated narrative spun by the PR …

Latest Eligibility Decision from Federal Circuit Highlights Importance of Crafting a Background in Light of Alice

Thankfully, there has been a recent and noticeable drop in precedential abstract idea cases from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. But on …
By John M. Rogitz
1 month ago 49

Federal Circuit Denies AAM Request to Stay Mandate Pending Supreme Court Review

On Friday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) issued a precedential order in American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. v. Neapco Holdings denying American …
By Rebecca Tapscott
1 month ago 0

Rently Makes Section 101 Bid to High Court

Consumer 2.0, Inc. d/b/a Rently has filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to review a U.S. Court of Appeals for …
By Eileen McDermott
2 months ago 19

Federal Circuit Shoots Down Apple Bid to Strike Certain Voip-Pal Claims Upheld by PTAB

In the latest episode of a long-running saga between Apple and Voip-Pal, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday denied Apple’s …
By Eileen McDermott
2 months ago 4

AAM v. Neapco Comes Full Circle: The Foundation of Invention Becomes its Trap (Part II)

In Part I of this article, we briefly summarized how O’Reilly v. Morse was relied upon in the denial for rehearing in the recent case of …
By N. Scott Pierce
2 months ago 3