ENCO Systems, Inc. v. DaVincia, LLC

 
DOCKET NO.
OP. BELOW
SUBJECT
Patent

Question(s) Presented

“ENCO owns and practices a patent for a system and method for automatically converting human speech carried in an audio-visual signal into the text captions that appear on one’s TV screen. The Federal Circuit ruled that the invention was not eligible for patent protection under 35 U.S.C. § 101 because it was allegedly directed to an abstract idea. The single question presented is:”

“What is the appropriate standard for determining whether a patent claim is directed to a patent-ineligible concept when determining whether an invention is eligible for patenting under 35 U.S.C. § 101?”

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Date
Proceedings and Orders
October 6, 2021
DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/29/2021.