With John Fedock, Juliet Mitchell Dirba, Leisa Peschel, Christopher Ryan
The U.S. Federal Circuit issued an opinion yesterday that has important implications for the patentability of software claims — particularly software claims drafted in Beauregard form. Cybersource Corp. v. Retail Decisions, Inc., No. 2009-1358 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 16, 2011).