On Remand From Federal Circuit, Judge Sides With Patent Defendants

(February 24, 2016, 1:32 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — Two counterclaim defendants won a summary judgment Feb. 22 of patent ineligibility under 35 U.S. Code Section 101, when a New York federal judge agreed that the invention asserted in the action — a method for correlating the advertisements that consumers view with their purchasing behavior — claims an abstract idea under Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank (134 S. Ct. 2347, 2354 [2014]) (TNS Media Research LLC, et al. v. TRA Global Inc., No. 11-4039, S.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21218)....
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