Enfish Doesn't Change GPS Patent Case's Result, Judge Says

Law360, Los Angeles (December 7, 2016, 4:22 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Monday denied Rothschild Location Technologies LLC's bid to rethink his May ruling finding the company's GPS patent invalid under Alice, disagreeing with its stance that the Federal Circuit's Enfish decision reflects an "intervening change in law" that warrants a contrary decision.

Rothschild, challenging a May order by U.S. District Judge Robert W. Schroeder III adopting the report and recommendations of a magistrate judge to dismiss infringement suits against Geotab USA Inc. and others, argued the court applied an improper analysis of Rothschild's claims that neglected to consider specific improvements in computer capabilities.

In its 2014 Alice...

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