- David Vance
Patent Quiz - Test Your Patent Eligibility Guessing Skills!
Below are 4 different types of claims. Take a guess as to whether the Federal Circuit held that they recite patent-eligible subject matter. Answers will be posted here next month.
1. Data tables. Data storage system with a logical table means, logical rows, logical columns, and a means for indexing. Patent Eligible?
2. Computer animation. Method for automatically animating lip synchronization and facial expression of three-dimensional characters. Patent Eligible?
3. Cardiac monitoring device. Claimed a device that identified heartbeats, ventricular beats, logic to determine relevance to atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter, and an event generator. Patent Eligible?
4. Diagnostic method. A three-step method for identifying of MuSK (muscle specific tyrosine kinase) antibodies to diagnose a related disorder. Patent Eligible?