Tag Archives: Subject Matter Eligibility

Federal Circuit’s Decision in University of Florida Research Foundation v. General Electric Raises Questions with Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance

Subject matter eligibility jurisprudence under 35 U.S.C. § 101 has been in flux in recent years, following the Supreme Court’s decisions in Mayo v. Prometheus and Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank. On February 26, 2019, the Federal Circuit in University of Florida Research Foundation v. General Electric (available at: http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/opinions-orders/18-1284.Opinion.2-26-2019.pdf ) held that the challenged claim(s) directed to … Continue reading this entry

Federal Circuit: Rare Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility of Software Claims

In Core Wireless Licensing S.A.R.L. v. LG Electronics, Inc. et al., the Federal Circuit offered rare guidance on the contours of patent eligible subject matter under § 101. The two related asserted patents, both entitled “Computing device with improved user interface for applications,” are directed to an improved user interface which has a “specific application … Continue reading this entry