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Beauregard Claim with Unpatentable Method Steps Does Not Satisfy 35 U.S.C. 101

A Federal Circuit panel held on August 16, 2011 in Cybersource Corp. v. Retail Decisions, Inc., Fed. Cir., No. 2009-1358, 8/16/2011, that, "A patent claim to a computer readable medium containing program instructions to carry out steps for detecting credit card fraud is not patent eligible under 35 U.S.C. 101." The Court reached this conclusion about… Continue reading Beauregard Claim with Unpatentable Method Steps Does Not Satisfy 35 U.S.C. 101