PatentsPostGrant.com June Webinar

June 19 marks the 5th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s impactful decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank, which dramatically changed the analysis of patentable subject matter in both patent prosecution and patent litigation.

Currently, a bipartisan group of Congressional members introduced what could be the first revisions to Section 101

Draft Framework Released

As previously discussed, Congress is poised to revise the law of patent eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101.  To this end, a draft framework has been floated in advance of three upcoming stakeholder meetings on the Hill (June 4th, 5th and 11th).

Today, U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Chris Coons (D-DE), Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, and Representatvie Doug Collins (R-GA-9), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, Hank Johnson (D-GA-4), Chairman of the House Judiciary Subommittee on Intellectual Property and the Courts, and Steve Stivers (R-OH-15) released a bipartisan, bicameral draft bill that would reform Section 101 of the Patent Act.
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