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2014-07-09 23:05:41

What the Supreme Court says about inventions that don’t deserve a patent holds important lessons, says intellectual property law Professor Daryl Lim of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 An “inventive” idea with tangible effects deserves a patent, but an attempt to patent abstract business ideas doesn’t meet those standards, the U.S. Supreme Court recently decided in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank International (Docket #13-298). In its ruling, the court...

2014-05-08 20:23:36

DUBLIN, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ccwnhk/us_patent) has announced the addition of the "US Patent Practice - What European Patent Attorneys Need to Know (Seminar, London)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ccwnhk/us_patent ] conference to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The US Patent Practice - What European Patent Attorneys Need to Know seminar...

2014-01-24 23:20:21

CRS Advanced Technology prevails in having six claims cancelled in Frontline's '151 patent after petitioning the USPTO to review them under a new procedure enacted by Congress to rid the marketplace of invalid business method patents. Montoursville, PA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 On January 21, 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a final written decision canceling claims 3, 6, 7, 16, 24, and 33 of U.S. Patent Number 6,675,151 (the ‘151 patent), which...

2013-06-18 23:03:27

The Supreme Court recently gave its answer of “No” to the question of whether human genes were patent-eligible subject matter. The decision relegates industry reliance on the Patent Office´s grant of more than 3,000 patents over 30 years to a footnote for Congressional action. (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 The Supreme Court recently gave its answer of “No” to the question of whether human genes were patent-eligible subject matter. The decision relegates industry...