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Fed. Circ. Didn't Create 'Physical Realm' Test, Justices Told

Law360 (May 16, 2019, 7:31 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit never created a test to bar patents for inventions not in the "physical realm," so the U.S. Supreme Court has no reason to take up a case challenging that test, SAP America Inc. told the justices Wednesday.

SAP urged the high court to deny InvestPic LLC's March petition for a writ of certiorari, saying there’s "no question worthy of the court’s review." The petition is based on a false interpretation of the Federal Circuit's unanimous finding that InvestPic's patent isn't eligible for protection, the opposition states.

The Federal Circuit had upheld a Texas federal judge's ruling that InvestPic's...

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830 Patent Infringement (Fed. Question)

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