Federal Circuit Affirms Section 101 Analysis, Says Invention Not Patentable

(January 20, 2016, 1:41 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A California federal judge properly invalidated a patented computer-implemented method for assisting loan seekers under Section 101 of the Patent Act, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Jan. 20 (Mortgage Grader Inc. v. First Choice Loan Services Inc., et al., No. 15-1415, Fed. Cir.).

(Decision available. Document #16-160201-003Z.)

According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Kathleen M. O’Malley and Richard G. Taranto, as well as U.S. Judge Leonard P. Stark of the District of Delaware, sitting by designation, U.S. Judge...
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