Right Place at Right Time Is Not Patentable: Judge Carter Finds Location-Based Reminder Function Ineligible for Patenting Under Section 101
On August 31, 2022, District Judge Andrew L. Carter, Jr. (S.D.N.Y.) found patent claims directed to a personal organizer with a location-based reminder function on a mobile phone to be directed to an abstract idea ineligible for patenting under 35 U.S.C. § 101.