PTAB Holds Claims Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101 in Covered Business Method Review Proceeding

The USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), in its first final decision on a Covered Business Method Patent Review, has invalidated claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,553,350 under 35 U.S.C. § 101. SAP America, Inc. v. Versa… Read More

Internet Advertising Claims Are Patent-Eligible, Says Federal Circuit (Again)

A Federal Circuit panel has held that claims directed to monetizing Internet advertising are patent-eligible under 35 U.S.C. § 101. Ultramercial, Inc. v. Hulu, LLC, No. 2010-1544 (June 21, 2013). The Court’s opinion was aut… Read More

Modifying a Patent Infringement Injunction After Remand

Method claims can be the basis for enjoining a defendant from selling certain software, even if the software does not directly infringe asserted patent claims without a customer’s use. Therefore, following the Federal Circui… Read More