Just because you used a computer doesn't make your idea new.
June 19, 2014 10:32 AM Subscribe
We hold that the claims at issue are drawn to the abstract idea of intermediated settlement, and that merely requiring generic computer implementation fails to transform that abstract idea into a patent-eligible invention.The United States Supreme Court has ruled 9-0 [pdf], invalidating many but by no means all software patents, in Alice v CLS Bank.
We must first determine whether the claims at issue are directed to a patent-ineligible concept. We conclude that they are.
Analysis from the usual suspects:
End Soft Patents
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