CG Technology Development, LLC et al. v. Bwin.Party (USA), Inc. et al.

CG Technology Development, LLC et al. v. Bwin.Party (USA), Inc. et al., No. 16-871 (D. Nev. Oct. 18, 2016) 

Patent(s):

  • 8,771,058 | Entitled “Zone dependent payout percentage”
  • 8,814,664 | Entitled “Method and apparatus for challenge-based gaming using points and/or money”

  • 9,355,518 | Entitled “Gaming system with location determination

  • 9,306,952 | Entitled “System and method for wireless gaming with location determination”

Disposition:               

Denial of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss

Abstract Idea:

No

Something More:

Yes

Technology:              

Method of controlling audio systems using computers

Summary:                 

The court found there was no abstract idea in the claims because one step required finding a physical location of a device. The court did not go on to analyze whether there was an inventive concept.