Archive | May, 2016

Patent Invalidation under Alice Held Not to Justify Fee Award

A declaratory judgment plaintiff, having successfully invalidated patent claims under 35 U.S.C. § 101 and the Alice case, has lost a motion for its attorney fees under 285 U.S.C. § 285. Clarilogic, Inc. v. FormFree Holdings Corp., No. 3-15-cv-00041 (S. D. Cal. April 27, 2016).  The court had earlier granted a motion for summary judgment […]

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Digitally Labeling Website is Unpatentable Subject Matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101, Says E.D. Texas

Patent claims covering labeling websites were “directed to the abstract idea of gathering and labeling information to facilitate efficient retrieval of the labeled information,” without any saving inventive concept, and as such were patent-ineligible.  Gonzalez v. Infostream Grp., Inc., Nos. 2:14-cv-906-JRG; 2:14-cv-907-JRG (E.D. Texas April 25, 2016).  Accordingly, Judge Gilstrap granted summary judgment of invalidity […]

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