Fed. Circ. Kills 3 Patents In $533M Apple Case Under Alice

By Ryan Davis (March 1, 2017, 6:04 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday found that three Smartflash LLC data storage patents that an Texas federal jury ordered Apple Inc. to pay $533 million for infringing are invalid under the U.S. Supreme Court's Alice ruling because they claim only abstract ideas....

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