How to patent systems, software, and business method inventions: What have recent cases taught us?


Richard Bone


255th ACS National Meeting - New Orleans
"Update On Patent Eligibility: Are things getting better for Patent Applicants?"


Alice in the Rear-View Mirror - Given the significant role that computer processes play in most areas of chemical research, the effects of the Alice decision are not confined to the high-tech industry. With now almost 4 years’ experience of post-Alice jurisprudence in the lower courts and application of the PTO’s “Alice rejections”, the speaker will review the key patterns that have emerged, with a particular focus on areas of computation that will be of interest to chemists.

MARCH 2018Katie