Tips For Drafting Patents That Won't Need Alice Step 2

Law360, New York (September 15, 2017, 12:12 PM EDT) -- In Visual Memory v. Nvidia Corporation, decided Aug. 15, 2017, the Federal Circuit held, in a 2-1 decision,[1] that Visual Memory’s claims directed to an improved cache memory system recite patent-eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101.[2] Based on the rationale in that case, as well as other cases in which the Federal Circuit has found software-related claims to recite patent-eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101, a patent application drafter can improve the chances that claims he/she writes pass muster under step one...
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