A Survey on Subject Matter Eligibility
Few areas of patent law are as unsettled as subject matter eligibility. What is considered patentable varies greatly across jurisdictions and nuances in claim language can make otherwise ineligible subject matter, eligible. The October 2018 issue of Sterne Kessler’s Global Patent Prosecution Newsletter includes information on subject matter eligibility in the US and a number of foreign jurisdictions – with a highlight on eligibility issues in artificial intelligence.
In this issue: