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Yu v. Apple

Lessons of Yu v. Apple: The Law of § 101 Patent-Eligibility Is Chaos

Here is a case that both demonstrates the dysfunction of U.S. patent law with respect to eligible subject matter under  35 U.S.C. § 101, and offers lessons for practitioners wishing to buttress the patent-eligibility of their claims. In Yu v. Apple, Inc., NO. 2020-1760 (Fed. Cir. June 11, 2021)(precedential) a split Federal Circuit panel affirmed a district court’s holding of...

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