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Federal Circuit Aims for Clear Rules On Software Patents

  • 02.06.13
  • Ryan Davis
  • IP Law360

On Friday, the Federal Circuit will hear oral arguments in the case CLS Bank International v. Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. The outcome may provide clarity on when inventions implemented by a computer are patentable. Currently there is no clear test to determine what is patentable subject matter for computer-implemented patents, so the court is likely to give better guidelines in their ruling.

Sterne Kessler Director Robert Sokohl is part of the team representing Alice Corporation in this matter.

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