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Eligibility Law Keeps Evolving As American Axle Awaits SG

By Dani Kass (May 5, 2022, 5:41 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has been waiting more than a full year for the federal government to weigh in on a contentious patent eligibility case that left the Federal Circuit messily divided. During that period, patent eligibility law has continued developing, and here, Law360 recaps some of the bigger updates you should know.

The justices on May 3, 2021, asked the solicitor general to file a brief in American Axle v. Neapco. American Axle is appealing a Federal Circuit decision invalidating its driveshaft patent for covering a law of nature, and its petition is one of many submitted each year asking the...

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