Supreme Court and Federal Circuit opinions often leave open questions about how changes in case law will play out in other cases. And since the appellate process can take years to complete, often times the district courts provide the only source of clarification or application of new case law. Knowing how district courts have ruled on developing legal issues in the context of particular industries or types of technology can provide significant advantages to those litigating claims involving those industries or technologies.
Using Docket Navigator, we can quickly ascertain whether any patents in the insurance industry have been challenged under Bilski. To see how, watch this short video.
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