Fed. Circ. Says 4 Network Patents Wrongly Axed Under Alice

Law360, New York (November 1, 2016, 3:46 PM EDT) -- A split Federal Circuit panel on Tuesday gave new life to four Amdocs patents on monitoring activity on computer networks, reversing a judge’s decision that they are invalid for claiming abstract ideas and holding that they are unconventional solutions to technological problems.

The 61-page opinion, issued over a year after oral arguments and featuring a lengthy dissent arguing that the majority contradicted the U.S. Supreme Court’s Alice decision, is the latest in a series of Federal Circuit decisions reversing a lower court decision invalidating patents for...
To view the full article, register now.