USPTO Nixes CoreLogic Real Estate Patent In AIA Review

Law360, New York (February 3, 2014, 8:36 PM EST) -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday canceled the claims of a CoreLogic Solutions LLC patent on a computerized method of appraising real estate, ruling after examining the patent under an America Invents Act review program that it claimed a nonpatentable abstract idea.

In a final decision in a proceeding instituted under the AIA's business method patent review program, the USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board concluded that CoreLogic's patent claimed the abstract concept of determining a price range for real estate.

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