Alice Worries Turn To Admiration For Fed. Circ. Judge

Law360, Los Angeles (October 13, 2017, 10:13 PM EDT) -- As a first-year judge in 2014, Federal Circuit Judge Raymond Chen remembers feeling concerned that the U.S. Supreme Court’s Alice decision was “broad and conceptual in its guidance.” But three years on the bench have shown him the wisdom of the high court’s incremental approach, Judge Chen said in a keynote speech at an intellectual property summit in Los Angeles on Friday.

When the high court said that abstract ideas implemented using a computer couldn't be patent-eligible in its landmark Alice decision, Judge Chen said he...
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