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…]

Can’t Avoid Infringement Liability For Overseas Deliveries Merely By Off-Shoring Manufacturing

June, 13th, 2017

By Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr. In denying a motion for partial summary judgment that no reasonable jury could find “sales within the United States” based on Defendant’s products that are “ordered, manufactured, shipped, billed, 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…]

PTAB Adopts WHIPgroup’s Arguments and Reverses Rejections for Software Case

May, 1st, 2017

WHIPgroup successfully persuaded the PTAB to reverse rejections for a computer-implemented invention. The invention is directed to a control system for a materials separation process that can be used for pulp and paper production. The [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…]

WHIPgroup Obtains Rapid USPTO Allowance of Computer-based Claims Following RCE

October, 21st, 2015

After an unsuccessful appeal on a patent prosecution case inherited from another firm, Whitmyer IP Group filed a Request for Continued Examination (RCE), presenting a new set of claims based on careful analysis of the [Read More…]

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