Alice at 2½: Evolving Case Law and Perspectives on USPTO Guidelines

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On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Alice Corp v. CLS Bank. This landmark decision called into question the patent-eligibility of many computer-implemented innovations (CIIs). Two and a half years later, we are taking a look back and examining the evolving Federal Circuit case law applying Alice, as well as the USPTO’s handling of Alice in examination. Principal Ryan McCarthy (Austin) discussedthe following:

  • Patent-Eligibility under 35 U.S.C. 101
  • Post-Alice Federal Circuit Case Law
  • Evolving USPTO Guidelines
  • Factors for Robust CII Patents