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MBHB Partner Kevin Noonan Authors Article Entitled, “Patent Docs: Federal Circuit Suggests Way Out of Subject Matter Eligibility Morass”

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP partner Dr. Kevin E. Noonan authored a May 2018 DDN News article entitled, “Patent Docs: Federal Circuit suggests way out of subject matter eligibility morass.”  The Federal Circuit has taken a tortured path (in common with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the district courts) applying the patent eligibility decisions under Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc. and Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int’l. over the past few years. But some light can be perceived (albeit with some effort and hope) in the Court’s decision on March 8 in Exergen Corp. v. Kaz USA, Inc. view the article