Microsoft Wants Enfish Suit Nixed After Alice Ruling

Law360, Los Angeles (September 8, 2014, 4:22 PM EDT) -- Microsoft Corp. on Friday urged a California federal judge to rule in its favor on the remaining claims in a software patent suit against it, arguing that a recent Supreme Court decision renders its opponent's patents invalid.

Microsoft argued that the high court's decision that abstract ideas implemented using a computer cannot be patented in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International et al. in June means that Enfish LLC's patents are invalid, killing its claims against Microsoft, according to Friday's motion for summary judgment.

The Washington-based company said Enfish was essentially trying to claim infringement on a system of organizing data...

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