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PTO Releases Revised Guidance on Compliance with Mayo/Alice Rule

On April 19, the USPTO released a Memorandum from Robert Bahr, The Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy, that summarized the support required for a finding if a claim directed to a judicial exception to s. 101 eligibility under Step … Continue reading

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ESTHER KEPPLINGER JOINS PATENT PUBLIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE

I would like to congratulate Esther Kepplinger on her appointment by Commerce Secretary Locke to the Patent Public Advisory Committee, along with Steven W. Miller of P&G and Dr. Benjamin Borson. Although I have not always been sure just what … Continue reading

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