CLS Bank Ruling Won't Have Much Impact On Practitioners

Law360, New York (June 17, 2013, 12:31 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit has once again taken up the issue of the subject matter eligibility of computer-implemented inventions in an en banc opinion. The precedential portion of CLS Bank Int’l v. Alice Corporation is a single paragraph — approximately 60 words in total. The per curiam opinion written for the court is limited to the following:

Upon consideration en banc, a majority of the court affirms the district’s court’s holding that the asserted method and computer-readable media claims are not directed to eligible subject matter under...
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