SIMIO, LLC v. FLEXSIM SOFTWARE PRODUCTS, INC.

SIMIO, LLC v. FLEXSIM SOFTWARE PRODUCTS, INC., Appeal No. 2020-1171 (Fed. Cir. December 29, 2020).  Before Prost, Clevenger, and Stoll.  Appealed from D. Utah (Judge Benson).  (Subject Matter Eligibility)

Background:

Simio accused FlexSim of infringing its patent directed to a computer-based system for developing simulation models on a physical computing device.  FlexSim moved for summary judgment on the grounds that the asserted claims were ineligible under §101.  The district court granted the motion.  Simio then moved for leave to file an amended complaint, which the district court denied.

Issue/Holding:

Did the district court err in granting the motion for summary judgment?  (continue reading)

Summary by:  Chris Wheeler

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