Software Patents after the “Alice” Decision

MBHB attorney Dr. Michael Borella is the featured co-panelist for a University of Illinois Office of Technology Management-sponsored program entitled, “Software Patents after the “Alice” Decision,” set to take place from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on April 29, 2015 at the Siebel Center in Urbana.

The panel description is as follows:

In response to the Supreme Court decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, the US Patent and Trademark Office has issued new guidelines on the patentability of abstract ideas and software.

This panel will explore the implications of this decision for software developers and entrepreneurs. Please RSVP for this event.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Patentability of software in “post-Alice” times
  • New guidelines on drafting patent-eligible claims
  • When and why to continue to protect software and abstract ideas
  • Experiences and case studies of relevance/interest 


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