Obviousness and the “Secondary” Considerations: Novartis v. Torrent

By Adrian SanchezShumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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Do “Processor” and “Controller” Invoke 35 U.S.C. § 112(f)? Ensuring structural support for arguably means plus function limitations

By Ambar Nayate, Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

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Shumaker & Sieffert 2nd among "Firms with the Highest Alice Allowance Rates," according to Juristat

In 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Alice v. CLS Bank, which has reshaped the patent eligibility landscape and led to an unprecedented rate of patent invalidation and application rejection. Patents and patent applications relating to software and other computer-related inventions have been particularly affected.

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