Patent attorneys may soon get some long-standing questions on patent eligibility answered by the US Supreme Court in a case involving noisy driveshafts. A step in the Supreme Court’s test for eligibility has created uncertainty, Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar said in urging the court to review the case. The brief gave attorneys the first signal in nearly a year that the high court may take the case for the fall. “If the SG says grant, the court basically always grants,” Goodwin Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation partner William Jay, a former assistant to the solicitor general, said. “So I think we can expect to see a grant in this case in the last week of June.” Read the Bloomberg Law article here.
In The Press May 26, 2022