Kevin Littman

Kevin Littman

Foley & Lardner LLP

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Supreme Court Hears Argument on Software Patents

On April 1, 2014, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd.v. CLS Bank Int’l, which concerns the patent eligibility of computer-implemented inventions. This is the fourth recent Supreme Court case addressing...more

4/2/2014 - CLS Bank v Alice Corp Patent Litigation Patent-Eligible Subject Matter Patents SCOTUS

District Courts Staying Cases Pending CLS Bank, but the Federal Circuit Decides One

In December, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in CLS Bank Int’l v. Alice Corp., No. 13-298, in which the question presented by the petitioner is “[w]hether claims to computer-implemented inventions — including claims to...more

2/7/2014 - CLS Bank v Alice Corp Computer-Related Inventions Patent Litigation Patent-Eligible Subject Matter Patents SCOTUS

Good Faith Belief of Invalidity May be Defense to Induced Infringement and Opinion Letters May Become Increasingly Important

The Federal Circuit recently denied a request for rehearing en banc in the matter of Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Sys., Inc., in a 6-5 vote of the participating judges. 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 21713 (Fed. Cir. Oct. 25, 2013)...more

11/6/2013 - Good Faith Honest Belief Defense Induced Infringement Letters of Intent Patent Applications Patent Infringement Patents

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