PTAB Denies Petition for CBM Review of Patent Directed to ATM Banking Transactions: a Portent for Patent-Eligibility of Business Methods? (Maybe Not)

The USPTOs Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has denied a petition for Covered Business Method (CBM) Review of U.S. Patent No. 6,081,792, whose claims recite methods of providing money or an item of value to an account-holder and paying on behalf of a person for money or an item of value, from an account […]

Appeals court says first patent troll hit with fees under Octane must pay up

FindTheBest CEO Kevin O’Connor and Director of Operations Danny The top US patent courthas upheld an award of attorneys’ fees (PDF) against a patent troll that sued a startup called FindTheBest (now Graphiq) in 2013. The fee award against Lumen View Technology was the first one granted under new rules that came into effect […]