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Real estate-related patent ineligible for patent protection (access required)

A patent that provides a prospective buyer or renter automated entry to properties through a lockbox or door lock in conjunction with other devices was simply automation of a human, manual process that was patent-ineligible as an abstract idea. Background On July 3, 2018, plaintiff filed a complaint against defendant alleging patent infringement of the ‘590 patent, ...