In a significant 35 USC §101 ruling, the Federal Circuit has held that claims relating to an Ericsson patent were ineligible subject matter under the law, as Jeffrey D Smyth, Max Mauldin and Joseph Myles of Finnegan explain.
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The question of what is and isn’t patentable is fundamental to the running of a functional IP system. So fundamental that, looking back on the past decade in US patent law, it’s remarkable the extent to which this has been contested and shrouded in uncertainty.