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Boom! You Can’t Patent an Escrow Method

Boom! Payments, Inc. v. Stripe, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2021) I used to play golf fairly regularly and got into the habit of announcing “BOOM!” on every drive.  It didn’t help my game.  BOOM!’s great name here also didn’t save its patent from dancing the Alice Two Step. (Note: I was 15 years old at the time–on my high-school freshman team getting free-rounds for the season).  This case is another affirmance of a dismissal for lack of patent eligibility. Under Alice/Mayo, the Supreme Court’s patent eligi...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Patent, Alice, Fed, PTO, Federal Circuit, Alice Mayo, Bogaard, Boom Payments Inc, Stripe Inc Fed

‘Such a shame’: Julia Child’s family home, now owned by Caltrans, is vacant, deteriorating in Pasadena

The massive, brown-shingled craftsman-style home sits unnoticed on the defunct 710 Freeway route in Pasadena, one of dozens of homes owned by Caltrans that are historically significant because of their unique architecture. But the vacant and deteriorating 1911 home at 1199 S. Pasadena Ave. piques the interest of preservationists because of the person who lived there. Legendary chef Julia Child, a Pasadena native, grew up in the boxy home, sleeping on its wraparound porches, putting on plays in t...
Tags: Europe, Environment, Sport, Soccer, CalTrans, Pasadena, Local News, Northwest, Julia Child, South Bay, Columbia Street, Julia, Fitch, Inland Empire, San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley