March 20, 2019 CLE: Recent Development In Patent Eligibility

Event Notes: Recent Development In Patent Eligibility
This presentation material is provided by Casey Fitzpatrick, Brooke Quist, and Thomas Wong as a courtesy to the WSPLA members. The use of the slides and any information contained therein by the recipient does not constitute legal advice.



A panel of expert patent attorneys will discuss recent development in patent eligibility. They will discuss several recent Federal Circuit decisions (including Core Wireless, Data Engine Tech and Berkheimer) and PTAB rulings as well as the 2019 Revised USPTO Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance. Panelists will also provide their thoughts on best practices and which arguments have been effective in overcoming 101 rejections.



Casey Fitzpatrick, Member, Christensen O’Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC
Brooke Quist, Partner, Seed IP
Steve Spellman, Senior Attorney, Microsoft
Thomas Wong, ASG, Microsoft (Panel Moderator)



Washington Athletic Club, 1325 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101


Entree Choices:

  • Chicken Red pepper pesto chicken¬†with Serrano ham, sun-dried tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, red pepper pesto vinaigrette, basil oil, couscous, and seasonal vegetables
  • Fish Halibut with saffron tomato jam, preserved lemons, shaved fennel salad, couscous
  • Vegetarian¬†Grilled vegetable couscous with yellow peppers, zucchini, celery, red onion, spinach, and cherry tomatoes in a thyme and garlic vinaigrette, topped with toasted almonds