Protect Section 101. Don’t Overturn Alice.
A unanimous 2014 Supreme Court decision that restated long-established principles on Section 101 of the Patent Act gave Main Street businesses a strong tool to combat NPEs. The Court made clear that business methods on a computer aren’t patentable. Relying on Alice, lower courts can throw out meritless suits based on bad patents early, before litigation becomes too lengthy and costly, helping to keep businesses focused on job creation and growth.