Fed. Circ. Rejects LG Claim Of ‘Sweeping’ Alice Exception

Law360 (May 3, 2018, 6:53 PM EDT) -- The full Federal Circuit on Thursday denied LG’s bid for rehearing of a decision that display patents it was found to infringe are not invalid as abstract, declining to consider the company’s claim that the ruling created a “sweeping exception” to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Alice test.

The appeals court rejected LG Electronics Inc.’s petition for en banc rehearing of a January panel decision that left intact an Eastern District of Texas jury verdict that LG infringed two Core Wireless Licensing SARL patents.

The appeals court affirmed a holding by Judge Rodney Gilstrap denying LG's motion for judgment that the patents...

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