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Alice Step 2 Saves Conference Call Patents

Patent claims directed to managing teleconferences over hybrid networks, i.e., PSTN and Internet, recited an unconventional combination of elements, said the court in Meetrix, IP, LLC v. Citrix Systems, Inc., No. 1-16-CV-1033-LY (W.D. Texas July 27, 2017).  The court thus denied the defendants’ motion to dismiss alleging patent-ineligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101 and the Mayto/Alice test. The...

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