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After a series of cases holding software patents invalid in the wake of Alice v. CLS, the Federal Circuit, in DDR Holdings v. Hotels.com, encountered a set of software patents that it held to meet subject matter eligibility requirements. The patents in question were directed toward both systems and methods of generating composite [...]

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As if Jeopardy! contestants weren’t already feeling the heat from competitors like Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, the show is now poised to add a new twist to the panel of competitors, at least temporarily. Watson, a supercomputer developed by IBM to be the world’s most advanced [...]

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Downside to iPad Launch–Apple Trademark Dispute

On February 16, 2010 By Kat Kubis

Apple has been busy over the past couple of weeks. Along with its best-ever earnings, Apple also launched the highly anticipated touchscreen tablet known as the iPad. However, along with these exciting developments come contemporaneous trademark issues. In fact, Apple will likely face a legal battle with Fujitsu, a Japanese technology company that claims to [...]

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The Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law is pleased to present three more abstracts from its most recent issue, which was released in May of 2009. The first three abstracts can be found here. Below are the summaries for Patenting Games: Baker v. Selden Revisited, by Shubha Ghosh; Law and the Emotive Avatar, [...]

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