Fed. Circ. Skeptical Ad Data Storage Patents Valid Under Alice

By Britain Eakin (December 3, 2019, 7:14 PM EST) -- Customedia faced an uphill battle Tuesday before a Federal Circuit panel, which cast doubt on its argument that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board wrongly held that claims in two advertising data storage patents challenged by Dish Network are invalid under Alice.

Customedia Technologies LLC said the board misconstrued a key term in the patents' language during two covered business method reviews that led it to determine that the claims Dish challenged were abstract, but U.S. Circuit Judge Kimberly A. Moore said that even if the panel agreed on that point the claims would likely still be invalid.

The judge said...

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