Patent Claims Directed to Streaming Audio/Visual Data Service Found to Be Ineligible Subject Matter Under 35 U.S.C. § 101.

TWO-WAY MEDIA LTD. v. COMCAST CABLE COMMC’N.: Nov. 1, 2017. Before Lourie, Reyna, and Hughes.   Takeaway: Claims directed to a streaming audio/visual data service are ineligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101 if the claims are only directed to abstract ideas and contain no additional elements that transform …

Erectile Dysfunction Drug-Patent Found Obvious

BAYER PHARMA AG, v. WATSON LABS, INC.: Nov. 1, 2017. Before Lourie, Moore, and O’Malley   Takeaway: The CAFC will reverse a finding of non-obviousness where key references are missing from a district court’s opinion and mere concerns over effectiveness do not rise to the level of teaching away. Procedural Posture: Alleged …