Federal Circuit Says Computer Program Patent Not Eligible For Protection

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A Delaware federal judge properly found that the system claims of a computer program patent for handling insurance-related tasks claim ineligible subject matter, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed Sept. 5 (Accenture Global Services GmbH et al. v. Guidewire Software Inc., No. 11-1486, Fed. Cir.).

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