Category Archives: Software

RecogniCorp, LLC v. Nintendo Co., Ltd., et al.

Docket No. 2016-1499 LOURIE, REYNA, STOLL April 28, 2017 Brief Summary: DC decision that RC’s claims are ineligible under § 101 affirmed (e.g., “[a]dding one abstract idea (math) to another abstract idea (encoding and decoding) does not render the claim … Continue reading

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Trading Technologies Int., Inc. v. CQG, Inc. et al.

Docket No. 2016-1616 LOURIE, MOORE, O’MALLEY January 18, 2017 Non-precedential Brief Summary: DC finding that claims to trading technology software is patentable subject matter affirmed. Summary: CQG appealed DC decision that US 6,772,132 and 6,766,304 relating to “a method for … Continue reading

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Alfred E. Mann Foundation et al. (“AEM”) v. Cochlear Corporation et al.

Docket No. 2015-1580, -1606, -1607 NEWMAN, CHEN, HUGHES November 17, 2016 Brief Summary: DC decision of indefiniteness of certain claims for failure to disclosure an algorithm affirmed; another found supported by “adequate defining structure”. Finding of no willfulness vacated and … Continue reading

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Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. Symantec Corp. and Trend Micro Incorporated et al.

Docket No. 2015-1769, -1770, -1771 DYK, MAYER, STOLL September 30, 2016 Brief Summary: DC finding that two computer-related patents are patent ineligible under § 101 affirmed. DC finding that a virus-screening claim is eligible under § 101 reversed. Summary: IV … Continue reading

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Drone Technologies, Inc. v. Parrot S.A.

Docket No. 2015-1892, -1955 NEWMAN, SCHALL, CHEN September 29, 2016 Brief Summary: DC decision award of damages and attorney fees /default judgment vacated and remanded, while its decision not to consider inventorship issues was affirmed. Summary: Parrot appealed DC award … Continue reading

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Allvoice Developments US, LLC v. Microsoft Corp.

Docket No. 2014-1258 PROST, DYK, O’MALLEY May 22, 2015 Non-precedential Brief Summary: DC grant of SJ of noninfringement (infringement theory not timely presented) and invalidity under § 101 (“merely claimed software instructions, which, alone, is not a tangible object”) affirmed. … Continue reading

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