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Spireon, Inc. v. Procon Analytics, LLC

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1370 Fed. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) What the appropriate standard is for determining whether a patent claim is “directed to” a patent-ineligible concept under step 1 of the Supreme Court’s two-step framework for determining whether an invention is eligible for patenting under 35 U.S.C. § 101; and (2) whether patent eligibility (at each step of the Supreme Court’s two-step framework) is a question of law for the court based on the scope of the claims or a question of fact for the jury based on the state of the art at the time of the patent.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 19 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 23, 2022)