High Court Won't Hear 'Abstract Ideas' Patent Case

By Dorothy Atkins (May 22, 2017, 3:01 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused on Monday to take up a case that asked the justices to define what constitutes an "abstract idea" that is not patent-eligible under the high court's previous Alice ruling and to clarify the standard of proof for invalidating a patent on eligibility grounds....

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