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Display of Distributed Network Applications Patent-Eligible

Patent claims directed to “presenting interactive applications,” such as advertising, “on a computer network” with multiple “user reception systems” are patent-eligible under 35 U.S.C. § 101 says Delaware’s Judge Stark.  International Business Machines Corp. v. Groupon, Inc., C.A. No. 16-122-LPS-CJB (D. Del. Nov. 17, 2017).  Accordingly, the court denied a defendant’s Rule 12(c) motion for judgment on the pleadings, previously denied...

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