Patent Act Section 101: Case Tracker | Practical Law
A table of precedential US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decisions concerning patent subject matter eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101. The table contains links to the opinions, the litigated patents, and relevant Practical Law legal updates. Decisions are sorted, in reverse chronological order, by technology (computer-implemented or life sciences inventions), and the outcome. The introduction to this resource also includes a downloadable and sortable Excel spreadsheet that provides further information about each decision, including information on the claimed invention, additional factors the court considered, and key cases the court compared and distinguished in each decision. This Tracker also identifies other important patent subject matter eligibility cases.