Fed. Circ. Backs Alice Win For VW, More On Display Patents

Law360, New York (April 19, 2017, 6:32 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday upheld a victory for Volkswagen, Nissan and other major automakers, ruling that dozens of claims of seven computer display patents that patent licensing company West View Research LLC accused them of infringing are invalid as abstract.

The appeals court ruled that Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo of the Southern District of California correctly granted judgment on the pleadings that all 81 claims asserted in the case cover only the abstract idea of analyzing data queries, processing information and generating a video or...
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