Software Patent Ruling A Major Judicial Failure, Rader Says
By Brian Mahoney (October 25, 2013, 6:36 PM EDT) -- Chief Federal Circuit Judge Randall R. Rader told a conference of intellectual property attorneys on Friday that the notorious en banc decision in CLS Bank v. Alice Corp. was the greatest failure of his judicial career, but said his court may well issue further guidance on software patents.
In a brief and at times jovial question-and-answer session at the annual meeting of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, Judge Rader said the May decision failed to provide the intellectual property bar adequate guidance on the patentability of software.
"I think honestly, I would consider [CLS] personally my greatest failure in my...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!