Minton v. National Association of Securities Dealers Inc.

Case Number: CLB0021

Date: 07.29.2003

Citation: 67 U.S.P.Q.2d 1614 (Fed. Cir. 2003)

Infringement plaintiff’s lease of computer program and telecommunications network to brokerage firm constituted “sale,” within meaning of 35 U.S.C. § 102(b), for purposes of assessing validity of plaintiff’s patent for interactive securities trading systems since plaintiff conveyed fully operational computer program implementing claimed method.

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