Oral arguments were heard en banc by the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit last week in CLS Bank v Alice Corp, a case which could have a major impact on the prosecution and enforcement of patents relating to computer-implemented inventions. While patent owners should keep close watch, software patent critics’ hopes for a significant limitation on the patentability of certain types of computer-related innovation are unlikely to be met.

Want to read more?

Register to access two of our subscriber-only articles per month

Subscribe for unlimited access to articles, in-depth analysis and research from the IAM experts

Already registered? Log in

What our customers are saying

Well-written, in-depth coverage that is not found on this side of the ‘pond’. Thank you for that.

Frederic M Wilf
Technology, intellectual property and business lawyer
Wilftek LLC


Subscribe to receive access to the full range of premium business intelligence, insights and analysis, as well as our IP directories, guides and daily news.

Why subscribe?