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Virus-scanning Software Claims Held Patent-Ineligible

Patent claims to computer-virus scanning software included no language representing an improvement in computer function and were therefore patent-ineligible under 35 USC § 101. On this basis, the court in Glasswall Solutions Limited, and Glasswall (IP) Limited v. Clearswift Ltd, No. C16-1833 raj, (WAWD Nov. 29, 2017), granted defendant Clearswift’s motion to dismiss. Plaintiff Glasswall asserted that Clearswift infringes claims...

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