US Federal Circuit Confirms That Mere Inclusion Of A Computer Limitation Is Not Dispositive of Patent-Eligibility

January 3, 2013 Published Work
Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Vol. 8, No. 1

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held the claims of a computer-implemented financial management patent to be ineligible under 35 USC §101 as directed to the abstract idea of managing a stable value protected life insurance policy.