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CLS v Alice – Abstract Idea, Wherefore Art Thou?

Guest post from Brad Forrest, Shareholder at Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. Passing on the opportunity to provide a usable test to determine what is an “abstract idea,” the Supreme court simply compared the idea underlying the claims in Alice … Continue reading

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Advocates in Alice v. CLS Bank Debate “In the Cloud” in FCBA Webinar

Last Thursday, I managed to miss the webinar sponsored by the Federal Circuit Bar Association on Alice v. CLS Bank, post-oral argument. However, I just finished listening to the audio transcript. It is not easy to summarize an hour-long discussion … Continue reading

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CLS v. Alice Bank And The Cult Of The “Abstract Idea”

Ex-Judge Michel’s compelling amicus brief – more on that in a future post—prompted me to take a quick look back at the evolution “abstract idea” as a patent-ineligible category of invention. This category of patent-ineligible invention is listed, along with … Continue reading

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