Fed. Circ. Told It Oversimplified Touchless Payment Patent

Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 6:58 PM EST) -- A company claiming that the Chicago transit system’s touchless payment system violates its patents on Friday asked the full Federal Circuit to reconsider a panel decision invalidating four of its patents as abstract, arguing that the court should clarify the abstractness standard under the U.S. Supreme Court’s Alice ruling.

Drawing heavily from U.S. Circuit Judge Richard Linn’s dissent in the October ruling, Smart Systems Innovations LLC contended that its subway fare payment technology asserted against the Chicago Transit Authority’s Ventra system is valid under Alice Corp....
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