April 11, 2021

Invoking ‘Alice,’ Lawyers for LinkedIn, Facebook Knock Out Database Patent

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By Scott Graham, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — For inventor Thomas Bascom, the handwriting was on the wall. In big, screaming letters. Between a difficult reexamination before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and a Supreme Court decision that raised the bar on software patents, Bascom’s suit against LinkedIn Inc. and Facebook Inc. had […]