Tailoring Music to Your Tastes – Another Successful 101 Challenge in N.D. Cal. | Morrison & Foerster LLP

Tailoring Music to Your Tastes – Another Successful 101 Challenge in N.D. Cal. | Morrison & Foerster LLP

Bluebonnet Internet Media Services, LLC (“Bluebonnet”) asserted three patents relating to generating media playlists against Pandora Media, LLC (“Pandora”). Judge Chhabria granted Pandora’s motion for judgment on the pleadings, holding that the asserted patents are invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 101. The court first determined that the patents were directed to the abstract idea of…