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USPTO 101 Guidelines: Effects on Software Patents

  • 01.16.15
  • Salvador M. Bezos and Michelle K. Holoubek
  • Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox

On December 15, 2014, the USPTO issued a new comprehensive Interim Guidance document for examination of subject matter eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101.

In this webinar, Salvador M. Bezos and Michelle K. Holoubek address the USPTO guidelines through the lens of software patents. Some of the topics covered include:

  • The PTO guidelines in light of recent decisions, which show a path forward for software claims.
  • Strategies for responding to Office Actions in view of the PTO guidelines.
  • Approaches for application drafting that provide ammunition against 101 challenges.

To view the webinar, visit our YouTube channel. The webinar slides can be downloaded below.

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