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What are the implications of Alice v. CLS?

August 29, 2014

While the Supreme Court’s ruling in Alice v. CLS Bank does not mean that software is ineligible for patent protection, the decision leaves many questions on patent eligibility unanswered. In the second video of a two-part series, Fenwick & West patent partner Robert Sachs discusses the implications of the Alice decision for patent owners and applicants and predicts an increase in patent challenges – from patent litigation to post grant proceedings before the USPTO. ​​​​​​