Alice Step 2 Eligibility Refined by Federal Circuit: Bascom Global Internet Services, Inc. v. AT&T Mobility LLC

By Albert W. Vredeveld, Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

Patentees now have another valuable Federal Circuit decision to use to counter allegations that their claims are directed to ineligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101.

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USPTO Memo to Patent Examining Corp Provides Guidance Regarding Enfish and TLI

By Michelle A. Bresler, Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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Shumaker & Sieffert Sponsors 2016 Electronic and Computer Patent Law Summit in Portland, Oregon

Shumaker & Sieffert was pleased to co-sponsor the 2016 AIPLA Electronic and Computer Patent Law Summit in Portland, Oregon, held June 14, 2016.  This was the fifth year in a row that the firm has served as a major sponsor for this AIPLA event, which is held in a different city each year.  Shumaker & Sieffert's co-founding Principal,Steve Shumaker, served on the planning committee for the Summit.

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