August 9, 2016

Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending July 1, 2016

Bascom Global Internet Services Inc. vs. AT&T Mobility LLC, June 27, 2016, No. 2015-1763, (precedential) (3-0), U.S. Patent No. 5,987,606.

Key point:

  • The inventive concept required for a finding of patent-eligibility under step two of the Alice test can be found in the nonconventional and non-generic arrangement of known, conventional pieces.

In Re LF Centennial Limited, June 29, 2016, No. 2015-1931, (non-precedential), U.S. Patent No. 8,079,311. 

Key point:

  • The construction of a claim term should not contradict the ordinary language meaning or the specification drawings and description.

Related Team:

Jessie D. Herrera, Jr.