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Patent Office Announces New Post-Prosecution Pilot Program For Responding To Final Rejections
The PTO launched the Post Prosecution Pilot Program, which affords patent applicants an attractive alternative to the procedures currently available for responding to "finally" rejected patent applications.
United States
14 Sep 2016
Fed. Circ. Clarifies The Test For Patentable Subject Matter
A recent Federal Circuit decision should bring hope to those discouraged by recent decisions invalidating patents for lacking patentable subject matter.
United States
9 Aug 2016
Update: Three Litigation Alternatives For Potential Defendants Under The America Invents Act
The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (the "AIA"), provides three types of third party challenges: Post Grant Review, Inter Partes Review including Covered Business Method Patent Inter Partes Review, and Preissuance Submissions. Companies should familiarize themselves with the potential benefits of these three types of litigation alternatives, which in some cases, may enable them to avoid litigation completely.
United States
18 Aug 2014
In Alice, Supreme Court Spares Computer Software And Business Method Patents (But Merely Implementing An Abstract Idea Using A Computer Is Not Patent Eligible)
In Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International, a unanimous Supreme Court spared computer software patents in general.
United States
25 Jun 2014
Data Transmission And Storage Invention Held Not Patent Eligible; Telephone Not Specialized Machine
The Federal Circuit held a telephone/transaction entry device used to enter transaction data into databases was ineligible subject matter for a patent.
United States
11 Apr 2014
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