Michigan Federal Judge Denies Dismissal In Software Patent Case
(June 8, 2016, 12:07 PM EDT) -- DETROIT — Efforts by a patent infringement defendant to obtain dismissal of the allegations pursuant to 35 U.S. Code Section 101 failed June 7, when a Michigan federal judge found that the technology at issue is not abstract under step one of the Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International (134 S. Ct. 2347 ) framework (JDS Technologies Inc. v. Exacq Technologies Inc., No. 15-10387, E.D. Mich.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 73622).
(Decision available. Document #16-160620-006Z.)
According to U.S. Judge Avern Cohn of the Eastern...