By Ryan Davis (July 5, 2018, 2:57 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit imposed new hurdles to invalidating patents for claiming ineligible subject matter, cleared the way for more appeals of Patent Trial and Appeal Board decisions and set out several new guidelines for determining the proper venue for patent cases. Here's a look at the most significant patent decisions so far this year.
Berkheimer v. HP Inc.
The Federal Circuit jolted the patent world with this February decision, and similar follow-on rulings, which collectively made it more challenging for accused infringers to knock out patents under the U.S. Supreme Court's Alice ruling barring patents on abstract ideas implemented on a...
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