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10.09.19

The US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) Once Again Staying Away From 35 U.S.C. § 101 Cases

Posted in America, Courtroom, Law, Patents at 3:57 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

In effect maintaining a de facto ban on software patents (courts quite consistently reject these)

Just ignoring the calls
Justices are just ignoring the calls for reconsideration (since Alice in 2014)

Summary: Nothing irritates patent maximalists (notably patent litigation firms but not exclusively) more than judges who repeatedly stress that patents on mental concepts and processes aren’t or weren’t patent-eligible in the first place

THE PATENT maximalists have gone ‘bloody bonkers’. They’re dangerously deranged as they make racial insults directed at Federal Circuit judges and make serious accusations against Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) judges whose decisions on inter partes reviews (IPRs) they dislike, usually the denial of some bogus software patents.

“Do they seriously think that insulting judges will get these judges on their side?”Watchtroll has come up with a new court- and judge-bashing approach. The latest headline of Burman York (Bud) Mathis III: “It Is Time for Federal Circuit Judges of Good Conscience to Call Out Their Colleagues”

These people are crazy, but they’re calling themselves “Patent Masters™” (this is what Gene Quinn calls his ilk, as recently as yesterday, with the trademark symbol included).

Do they seriously think that insulting judges will get these judges on their side?

SCOTUS remains decided on 35 U.S.C. § 101 and isn’t touching any further cases to that effect; “I had expected those to be filed by this week,” Dennis Crouch wrote yesterday, “they are not yet filed.”

“Carry on you, “Patent Masters™”, attack the judges! Show your true face. Show us what you are.”No cases dealing with § 101 are being admitted, so patent zealots are melting…

At the start of the year (January) the EFF made it sound like software patents were making a "comeback" — a claim that we rejected, seeing the nature of things (having covered it for nearly a decade and a half). Now, as winter is approaching (early October), it seems hard to believe anything to that effect will have happened by year’s end. All we’ll see is so-called “Patent Masters™” attacking and insulting judges.

Carry on you, “Patent Masters™”, attack the judges!

Show your true face. Show us what you are. Look at you!

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