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Ultramercial, Inc. v. Hulu, LLC, 10-1544

Dismissal of plaintiff's suit alleging infringement of its '545 patent involving a method for distributing copyrighted products over the Internet where the consumer receives a copyrighted product for free in exchange for viewing an advertisement, and the advertiser pays for the copyrighted content, is reversed and remanded, where the district court erred in holding that the subject matter of the '545 patent is not a "process" within the language and meaning of 35 U.S.C. section 101.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/21/2013
  • Published 06/21/2013

Judges

  • RADER

Court

  • United States Federal Circuit

Counsel