Category Archives: Software

Steven E. Berkheimer v. HP, Inc., FKA Hewlett-Packard Company

Docket No. 2017-1437 Order denying rehearing en banc May 31, 2018 Brief summary: HP’s petition for en banc rehearing of FC panel’s decision remanding the DC’s grant of SJ for § 101 ineligibility denied. Summary: Judges Moore, Dyk, O’Malley, Taranto … Continue reading

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SAP America, Inc. v. InvestPic, LLC

Docket No. 2017-2081 LOURIE, O’MALLEY, TARANTO May 15, 2018 Brief summary: DC grant of SJ to SAP finding the asserted claims patent ineligible under § 101 affirmed (e.g., “not a physical-realm improvement but an improvement in wholly abstract ideas”). Summary: … Continue reading

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Maxon, LLC v. Funai Corporation, Inc.

Docket No. 2017-2139 PROST, HUGHES, STOLL April 9, 2018 Non-precedential Brief summary: DC grant of Funai’s motion to dismiss suit against it after finding that Maxon’s patents “claim ineligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101” affirmed (the “claims merely … Continue reading

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Oracle America, Inc. v. Google LLC

Docket Nos. 2017-1118, -1202 O’MALLEY, PLAGER, TARANTO March 27, 2018 Brief summary: FC panel concluded “Google’s copying and use of” Oracle’ Java code in its Android platform “was not fair as a matter of law”, and reversed and remanded the … Continue reading

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Google LLC v. At Home Bondholders’ Liquidating Trust

Docket No. 2016-2727, -2729 IPR2015-00657, -00660, -00662, -00666 LOURIE, WALLACH, STOLL February 22, 2018 Non-precedential Brief summary: Board decision that At Home’s claims related to web page banner ads would not have been obvious affirmed. Summary: Google appealed two final … Continue reading

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Aatrix Software, Inc. v. Green Shades Software, Inc.

Docket No. 2017-1452 MOORE, REYNA (C/D), TARANTO February 14, 2018 Brief summary: DC Rule 12(b)(6) dismissal finding the claims patent ineligible under § 101 reversed- and remanded-in-part as the DC did not consider Aaatrix’s arguments that its claim included an … Continue reading

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Move, Inc. et al. v. Real Estate Alliance Ltd., et al. (REAL)

Docket No. 2017-1463 LOURIE, WALLACH, STOLL February 1, 2018 Non-precedential Brief summary: DC decision that the ‘989 claims are not patent eligible under § 101 affirmed (e.g., no technical details or explanation of how to implement the abstract idea of … Continue reading

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