Process for Remote Patient Monitoring Is Patent Eligible

June, 21st, 2017

By Andrew P. Siuta In Cardionet, LLC, v. Infobionic, Inc. the District Court of Massachusetts held that a claim for optimizing the transmission of patient data constituted patent eligible subject matter. The patent disclosed and [Read More…]

PTAB Reverses 101 Rejection for Internet Technology

May, 19th, 2017

By Stephen Ball For practitioners who specialize in computer-implemented inventions, the last several years have been challenging while the USPTO has struggled to consistently apply precedent defining the scope of patentable subject matter. Internet-based technologies [Read More…]

Proven Expertise in Overcoming § 101 Rejections

March, 28th, 2017

With many industries now reliant on computer-implemented inventions, coupled with recent uncertainty over changing law, there has been an increase in rejections based on patentable subject matter under 35 US.C. § 101. WHIPgroup attorneys, many [Read More…]

Trio of District Court Cases Give Software Patent Owners Hope After Alice

February, 14th, 2017

By Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr. Summary Judgment decisions from California, Texas and Delaware early in 2017 refuse to find asserted software patents invalid under 35 USC § 101 after applying the first step of Alice [Read More…]

GUI Claims Upheld as Patent-Eligible by Federal Circuit

January, 31st, 2017

The Federal Circuit, in Trading Technologies International, Inc. v. CQG, Inc. et al., found claims covering a graphical user interface (GUI) for electronic trading of stocks to be patent eligible under 35 U.S.C. § 101.[1] [Read More…]

Federal Circuit Severely Limits Patents Eligible for CBM Review

November, 22nd, 2016

By Michael J. Kosma, Michael A. Lavine On November 21, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) had improperly expanded the definition [Read More…]

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