DietGoal Urges Fed. Circ. To Reinstate Meal Planning Patent
Law360, Washington (April 6, 2015, 3:48 PM EDT) -- A diet planning company asked a Federal Circuit panel to reinstate their patent suit against the Bravo TV channel, saying their meal planning patent had practical applications and it should not be considered unpatentably broad.
DietGoal Innovations LLC said their computer-based patent on a meal planning application had enough restrictions in its 60 claims for it to be considered valid and patentable, not an abstract idea. Company attorney Eric Buether claimed that Bravo Media LLC., which owns the cable channel, violated that patent.
"This is a practical application that avoids preemption of the abstract idea of meal planning," Buether said....
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!