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After the Alice Decision: Obtaining Patent Rights for Software

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In 2014, the U.S. Supreme disrupted the patent landscape with the Alice v. CLS Bankdecision by drastically changing the boundaries and scope of what types of innovations can receive patent protection.

Based on the Alice decision, federal courts have invalidated a large number of software-based patents that were being asserted by patent owners in litigation proceedings. Furthermore, the United States Patent & Trademark Office has limited what can be patented when it comes to financial technology (FinTech) applications as well as other types of software-related technologies, including mobile and web-based applications.

This presentation will provide an overview of the Alice decision, how the federal courts and the United States Patent & Trademark Office are using the Alice decision, and steps that are being taken by intellectual property owners to successfully obtain and uphold their patent rights for software-related technologies.

NOTE: Lunch will be Provided

(Disclaimer: This presentation is for informational and educational purposes and does not constitute legal advice or legal opinions.  No-one should act or rely on any information contained in this presentation without seeking the advice of an attorney.  This presentation does not establish any attorney-client relationship between any person or entity and The Law Firm of A.Q. Basit. In some states, this presentation may be considered attorney advertising in accordance with rules of professional conduct. The Law Firm of A.Q. Basit is a Washington, D.C. based law firm.  Mr. Basit is only registered to pratice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and the D.C. and New York Bars.)

APR 20, 2016 @ 11:45 AM - APR 20, 2016 @ 12:45 PM
The Lab Miami - 400 NW 26th Street, Miami, FL 33127