In re Nuijten

Fed. Cir. Ruling

  • Citation: In re Nuijten, 500 F.3d 1346, 84 USPQ2d 1495, 2007 U.S. App. LEXIS 22426,

The Federal Circuit held that “claims [that] include physical but transitory forms of signal transmission such as radio broadcasts, electrical signals through a wire, and light pulses through a fiber-optic cable . . . are not directed to statutory subject matter.”


In re Nuijten - Claim at issue


At the Fed. Cir.

Oral arguments:

At the Supreme Court

  • Certiorari was denied October 6, 2008.

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