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Saying `Do It On A Computer' Not Enough For A Patent, Supreme Court Rules

June 19, 2014

Media Mention

Saying `Do It On A Computer' Not Enough For A Patent, Supreme Court Rules

June 19, 2014

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“The mere recitation of a generic computer cannot transform a patent-ineligible abstract idea into a patent eligible invention,” wrote Justice Clarence Thomas in Alice Corp. vs. CLS, in which he was joined by the rest of the court.

In this article, “Saying ‘Do It On A Computer’ Not Enough For A Patents, Supreme Court Rules,” Forbes interviewed John Dragseth talks about patent eligibilityJohn Dragseth, principal and co-chair of the appellate practice at Fish & Richardson. John said, “It moves toward invalidating software patents, but good luck guessing how much or how far. [..] Today they closed the circle in Mayo and Bilski and brought a grand unifying approach. Usually when you get a grand unifying theory, you get clarity. Not here.”

Read the full article and the rest of the interview with John Dragseth for more insight about the Supreme Court’s ruling.


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