IP Law Daily, PATENT—E.D. Tex.: Patent for computer forum with comment rating system was not directed to an abstract idea, (Nov 19, 2021)

By Kevin M. Finson, J.D.

A computer forum system which allowed users to rank comments for organization recited improvements to computer technology as opposed to merely implementing an abstract idea on conventional computer technology.

Patent claims for a networked or internet forum that allowed users to rank each other's comments were not unpatentabl ...