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MBHB Partner Michael Borella Authors IP Law360.com Article Entitled, "Inside USPTO's Business Method Eligibility Examples"

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP partner Dr. Michael Borella authored an article entitled, “Inside USPTO’s Business Method Eligibility Examples” that appears in the March 8, 2017 online edition of IP Law360.com. In mid-December, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office quietly published a trio of new subject matter eligibility examples regarding the abstract idea exception to patentability. These are the latest in a series provided by the USPTO to its examining corps. While the focus of the examples is to educate examiners about how to determine whether pending claims are valid under 35 U.S.C. § 101, practitioners and patentees will find them to be helpful when considering how to draft and amend claims. View the article