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Michael Stein Examines Use of Structural Claim Limitations in Software Patents

Articles / February 11, 2016

Partner Michael Stein authored an article published February 8, 2016, by Law360. The article, “How Structural Claim Limitations Can Save Software Patents,” offers guidance on the proper use of structural claim limitations that may help prevent invalidity on §101 or §112 grounds. Stein concludes that “describing software elements in terms of ‘structure’ may be a good alternative to an algorithm or functional description, or in addition to these.”

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