Fed. Circ. Urged To Keep Lip-Synch IP Ruling Under Alice

Law360, New York (December 14, 2016, 4:33 PM EST) -- The holder of software patents for lip-sync animation technology urged the Federal Circuit on Wednesday to not rehear its September decision that found the asserted claims patent-eligible under Alice, arguing that Electronic Arts and other gaming companies are trying to gin up a fact-specific decision into a legal controversy that doesn't exist.

The game makers are wrong to argue that the Federal Circuit should rehear the case because the appellate court panel allegedly created a “safe harbor” for technological ideas, as the court simply followed precedent...
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