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Judge Says Electronic Files Patent Cannot Satisfy Alice Eligibility Standard

(August 17, 2016, 9:42 AM EDT) -- PITTSBURGH — Efforts to enforce a patent against myriad defendant insurers failed Aug. 4 when a Pennsylvania federal judge agreed with the insurer that the patent claims ineligible subject matter and “does not clear” the bar set in Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank Int’l. (134 S. Ct. 2347, 2355 [2014]) (Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. Erie Indemnity Company, et al., No. 14-220, W.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 102289).

(Decision available. Document #16-160815-010Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Mark R. Hornak of the Western District...
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