Inventors Tell Justices Courts Can't Ax Patents Under Alice

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 2:41 PM EST) -- A group of inventors and entrepreneurs have thrown their support behind a patent holder’s request that the U.S. Supreme Court step in and decide that patents cannot be invalidated under Alice for covering an abstract idea or other ineligible subject matter.

In a pair of amicus briefs Dec.1, nonprofit inventor clubs from across the country, as well as individual inventors and small-business owners urged the high court to side with RPost Communications Ltd., which is appealing a Federal Circuit ruling that held six of its electronic...
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