A Survey Of Patent Invalidations Since Alice

Law360, New York (January 13, 2015, 10:25 AM EST) -- The Pineapple Express storms that hit California last December were the largest since January 2008. The joke going around the Bay Area was that the first thing San Franciscans do when a big storm is coming is think up a new hashtag; #hellastorm apparently took top place.

Looking at the number of patents that have been invalidated in the six months since the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank,[1] the only thing that adequately describes the situation is #Alicestorm. Since Alice was issued on June 19, 2014, here's what the federal courts have done:

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