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Worlds Inc. v. Activision Blizzard Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on October 3, 2022
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1554 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2022

Issues: (1) What standard determines whether a patent claim is “directed to” a patent-ineligible concept under step one of the Court’s two-step framework for determining whether an invention is eligible for patenting under 35 U.S.C. § 101; and (2) whether a movant seeking a ruling of patent ineligibility under Section 101 as a matter of law can prevail on step two when the movant submits no evidence of what was well-known, routine and conventional in the industry as of the date of invention.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 08 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 11, 2022)
Jun 27 2022Waiver of right of respondent Activision Blizzard Inc., et al. to respond filed.
Jul 06 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.
Oct 03 2022Petition DENIED.