SAP, PTO Urge Supreme Court To Deny Versata’s Alice Patent Appeal

(June 3, 2016, 7:59 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In May 16 briefs, SAP America Inc. and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) argue to the U.S. Supreme Court that it should deny Versata Development Group Inc.’s request to review under Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank Int’l (134 S. Ct. 2347 [2014]) the invalidation of its pricing patent in an Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) business method patent review program (Versata Development Group Inc. v. SAP America Inc. and SAP AG and Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property...
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