A Deeper Meaning in the Federal Circuit’s Exclusion of “Digital Goods” From ITC Jurisdiction?

The Federal Circuit’s recent denial of a rehearing en banc of its decision in ClearCorrect Operating, LLC v. ITC, 810 F.3d 1283 (Fed. Cir. 2015), confirms that the International Trade Commission’s jurisdiction under Section 33… Read More

Section 337 "Domestic Industry" Requirement Satisfied by Licensing

Patent licensing activities in the U.S. satisfy the “domestic industry” requirement of 13 U.S.C. 1337(a), the Federal Circuit has reaffirmed. Interdigital Communications, LLC v. ITC, No. 2010-1093 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 10, 2… Read More

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Business Methods and Patent-Eligibility at the USPTO
September 22, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT
During the webinar, Charles Bieneman will discuss recent trends and current practices with respect to patent-eligibility at the USPTO’s business methods arts units – including a looks at how some cases are surviving Section 101 rejections. Register

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