Ultramercial Wins Amici Support In High Court Cert. Bid
Law360, New York (June 18, 2015, 3:19 PM EDT) -- A group of computer-based technology patent holders told the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Ultramercial LLC's appeal of a decision that invalidated its online advertising patent as an abstract idea, saying the high court must clarify the standards for analyzing whether an idea qualifies as abstract.
In an amicus brief filed Tuesday, the amici urged the justices to grant Ultramercial's petition for certiorari to review a November ruling that invalidated its patent on a method of viewing ads in order to access online content under Alice, which held that abstract ideas implemented using a computer are ineligible for a patent....
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!