High Court Won't Hear Amazon's Alice Win On Processing IP

Law360, New York (June 26, 2017, 3:06 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a Missouri-based software company’s case against the web giant Amazon Inc. on Monday after the Federal Circuit invalidated two patents related to computer processing as abstract under Alice.

The high court’s denial of a writ of certiorari brings an end to a dispute that has spanned two suits asserting four total patents over the course of three years. Though Appistry LLC has repeatedly accused Amazon of reproducing its technology after licensing talks, Amazon has maintained that Appistry's patents explain no more than vague project and resource management tools that date “back to the dawn...

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