Snapchat Says Vaporstream's Patents Are Blocked By Alice

Law360, Los Angeles (February 23, 2017, 10:50 PM EST) -- Snapchat urged a California federal judge Wednesday to toss confidential messaging company Vaporstream’s patent infringement suit against the soon-to-be-public social media heavyweight, arguing all nine patents asserted by Vaporstream are exactly the sort of generic inventions deemed invalid under the Supreme Court’s Alice decision.

Snapchat's parent entity, Snap Inc., filed its motion to dismiss just over a month after Vaporstream Inc. filed its patent infringement suit in California’s Central District, accusing Snapchat of infringing its nine patents relating to a system for sending and receiving private...
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Vaporstream Inc v. Snap Inc


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2:17-cv-00220

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California Central

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Patent

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John A. Kronstadt

Date Filed

January 10, 2017

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