Order in the Court – “Ordered Combination” of Method Elements Makes Liver Cell Preservation Invention Patent-Eligible

In recent articles, we have written about Federal Circuit reversals of invalidity decisions from district courts, based on patent-ineligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101, in Enfish[1] and BASCOM.[2] [...]

IPRs:  Pre-Institution Patent Owner Evidence Does Not Include Petitioner’s Expert’s Deposition

In April, we wrote about the revisions to the rules of practice for trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).[1]  Among those revisions was a rule enabling patent owners to [...]

Not Dead Yet – BASCOM Gives Alice a Different View Through the Looking Glass

More closely on the heels of the Enfish, LLC v. Microsoft Corp.[1] decision than we might have expected, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reversed yet another district court [...]