During his confirmation hearing, Chief Justice John Roberts said that being a judge is like being a baseball umpire calling balls and strikes. He may get the chance to make the call on one of baseball's oldest and most venerated comedy routines, Abbott and Costello's "Who's On First?"
The ambiguity of patent eligibility has been a growing issue of concern for many, particularly in the wake of recent rulings by the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Among those concerned is the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law (ABA-IPL).
Last month, a verdict was rendered in a California-based patent infringement lawsuit. Fitness Anywhere LLC, a San Francisco-based company, filed suit against San Carlos-based company Woss Enterprices LLC, for alleged infringement of three suspension trainer equipment patents.