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Patent Eligibility of Software Innovations in a Post-Alice Environment

By Jesse Schwartz
Published: September 6th, 2017

Since the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice v. CLS Bank in 2014, protecting software innovations through the patent process has become more challenging and filled with uncertainty. However, the Federal Circuit and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) have increasingly decided cases interpreting the Alice decision, providing more clarity as well as specific examples of how claims can be structured to maneuver around the Alice decision’s restrictions.

Technology transfer and IP professionals need to be aware of the shifting sands of patent practice for software-related innovations so they can effectively evaluate software-related invention disclosures and craft the strongest, most defensible claims when making an investment in patent protection.

Technology Transfer Tactics’ Distance Learning Division has teamed up with attorney Tyson Benson to lead this detailed session, scheduled for October 4, that will feature dozens of critical strategies and takeaways: Patent Eligibility of Software Innovations in a Post-Alice Environment.

For complete program details and to register, CLICK HERE.


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