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3 Pros And 7 Cons Of USPTO's Section 101 Guidance Update

Law360, New York (October 26, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT) -- In July 2015, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office updated its patentable subject matter guidance in response to public comments on the 2014 interim guidance on subject matter eligibility (IEG). The July 2015 update contains a new set of computer-related examples, discusses issues raised by the public comments on the IEG, and is intended to help the examining corps in applying the 2014 IEG during the patent examination process.

But, the USPTO’s interpretation of patentable subject matter law in the July 2015 update ignores many of...
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