Article: Fed. Circ. Urged To Keep Lip-Synch IP Ruling Under Alice

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The holder of software patents for lip-sync animation technology urged the Federal Circuit on Wednesday to not rehear its September decision that found the asserted claims patent-eligible under Alice, arguing that Electronic Arts and other gaming companies are trying to gin up a fact-specific decision into a legal controversy that doesn't exist.

Article: Mark Raskin in Law 360

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On Sept. 13, 2016, the Federal Circuit issued its decision in McRO Inc. v. Bandai Namco Games America Inc., et al., reversing the Central District of California, and finding the patents-at-issue covered patentable subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101.