In a prior proceeding, a petitioner requested review of 42 patent claims. The PTAB instituted trial on most of them and dismissed the rest after finding they were patent eligible under Ultramercial, Inc. v. Hulu LLC, 772 F.3d 1335 (Fed. Cir. 2013). The petitioner then filed a request for rehearing.
2014), the court found that “the steps of creating a contract, including receiving a request for a performance guaranty (contract), processing the request by underwriting to provide a performance guaranty and offering the performance guaranty” encompass an abstract idea with further limitations of a computer failing to amount to more than the abstract idea itself). Ultramerical Inc. v. Hulu, LLC., 772 F.3d 1335 at 712, 712-715 (Fed. Cir. 2013). DDR Holdings, LLC v. Hotels.com, L.P., 773 F.3d 1245, 1255 (Fed. Cir.