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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: CLS Bank: The Patent Eligibility of Computerized Trading Platforms for Exchanging Obligations

By Barry Wilson and Martin Bader On July 9, 2012, a three judge panel of the Federal Circuit in CLS Bank International v. Alice Corporation (Appeal No. 2011-1301) (" CLS Bank ") [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], decided a case of patent eligibility under 35 U.S.C....

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: Federal Circuit Declines to Adopt Test for Patent Eligibility Set Forth in CLS Bank

By Martin Bader and Matthew M. Mueller A three judge panel (Lourie*, Prost, Wallach) of the Federal Circuit recently handed down the Federal Circuit's second decision in a month on patent eligibility under 35 U.S.C. §101 . In a unanimous decision, the court in Bancorp Services, L.L.C. v....

Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP: Federal Circuit Will Hear CLS Bank Case En Banc

On July 9, 2012, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its opinion in CLS Bank v. Alice Corp. Pty., Ltd. [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ] , as discussed in an earlier Fitch Even alert . Today [Oct. 9th] the court ordered rehearing of the CLS Bank case en banc , for...