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Data: A busy month for district court rulings on 101

Michael Loney, New York


An analysis of Docket Navigator data since the Alice decision reveals that – following a busy December – 40 cases have now included a motion for judgment as matter of law, a motion for summary judgment, a motion to dismiss, or a motion for judgment on the pleadings because of claimed unpatentable subject matter. The Federal Circuit has also applied Alice in five cases

The number of times a district court judge has ruled on Section 101 since the Supreme Court’s Alice v CLS Bank decision on June 19 is now 40, according to data taken from Docket Navigator.

Since Alice there have...


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