2 Patents Axed Under Alice, 6 Spared At Delaware '101 Day'

Law360 (July 14, 2020, 11:14 PM EDT) -- In the latest in a series of hearings tackling patent eligibility in multiple unrelated cases at once, a Delaware federal judge on Tuesday invalidated two patents asserted in five different cases for claiming abstract ideas, but held that six patents in another case are patent eligible.

The day kicked off at 10 a.m., with Chief Judge Leonard Stark, who began holding what he calls "101 Days" last year, hearing about four hours of arguments over the phone from the parties about why the eight patents at issue are or are not eligible for patenting under Section 101 of the Patent Act....

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