February 20, 2019 / 1:42 AM / 6 months ago

Fed Circuit backs invalidation of 'abstract' cybersecurity patents

Cybersecurity company SecureAuth Corp on Tuesday won an appeals court ruling that likely killed off a patent infringement lawsuit brought by smaller rival StrikeForce Technologies Inc.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a lower court ruling that three patents relating to multifactor authentication technology held by StrikeForce were invalid because they described a patent-ineligible abstract idea.

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