Don't Take Software Patent Case, High Court Told

Law360, New York (November 7, 2013, 8:16 PM EST) -- CLS Bank International told the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that a notoriously divided Federal Circuit decision on how to determine whether software is eligible for a patent needs further review, and that the appeals court should be allowed to sort out the issue itself.

The Federal Circuit got it right in its sharply split en banc decision in May that Alice Corp Pty. Ltd.'s computerized trading platform patents, which CLS Bank had challenged, cover abstract ideas that cannot be patented, CLS Bank said in its...
To view the full article, register now.