Attached is an open letter to the leadership of the patent community. It challenges leaders to come forward at the dawn of a new Administration to change the direction of the Patent Office. We must provide a simpler system for examination of cases with Section 101 patent-eligibility issues.
The letter includes a paper outlining what can be done, consistent with case law, and also providing suggestions as to how test cases can be crafted to help shape the law.
Naples January 14-17: Experts are encouraged to join the upcoming Naples Roundtable, January 14-17, 2017, where we will have ample time to talk about this issue in this four day event. We will have many informal periods such as a cruise out of Naples Harbor and a beachfront opening reception and dinner. Details are available from The Naples Roundtable, Inc.TM,, a Sec. 501(c)3 nonprofit organization Exploring Ways to Strengthen and Improve the Patent System, https://www.thenaplesroundtabl