PTAB Denies Alice Challenges To Doc Retrieval Patents
Law360 (July 19, 2018, 8:00 PM EDT) -- The Patent Trial and Appeal Board rejected challenges from a group of financial services firms to two document retrieval patents Thursday, finding their arguments that the patents are invalid under the U.S. Supreme Court’s Alice test too closely resembled those made separately by Fidelity Information Services LLC.
The board denied the firms’ requests for America Invents Act covered business method review of two Mirror Imaging LLC patents. The challenges were led by financial services companies Fiserv Inc. and Jack Henry & Associates Inc.
The companies contend the patents are invalid under the 2014 Alice decision, which held that abstract ideas implemented...
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