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Fed. Circ. Affirms Alice Win For SAP On Financial Data Patent

Law360 (May 15, 2018, 10:29 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a Texas federal judge's finding that InvestPic LLC's patented method for analyzing financial data, which it asserted against SAP America Inc., was invalid under Alice for claiming a noninventive and abstract mathematical idea.

The panel concluded that the subject of InvestPic's patent didn't amount to much more than a series of mathematical calculations based on selected information and the presentation of the results of those calculations as a probability distribution, all of which was both abstract and ineligible subject matter...
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