Eagle View Technologies , Inc. et al v. Xactware Solutions, Inc. et al.

Eagle View Technologies , Inc. et al v. Xactware Solutions, Inc. et al., No. 1-15-cv-07025 (Kugler, D.J.) (D. N.J. Aug. 2, 2016)

Patent(s):    

  • 8,078,436 | Entitled “Aerial roof estimation systems and methods”
  • 8,170,840 | Entitled “Pitch determination systems and methods for aerial roof estimation”
  • 8,209,152 | Entitled “Concurrent display systems and methods for aerial roof estimation”
  • 8,542,880 | Entitled “System and process for roof measurement using aerial imagery”
  • 8,818,770 | Entitled “Pitch determination systems and methods for aerial roof estimation”
  • 8,823,732 | Entitled “Systems and methods for processing images with edge detection and snap-to feature”
  • 8,825,454 | Entitled “Concurrent display systems and methods for aerial roof estimation”
  • 9,129,376 | Entitled “Pitch determination systems and methods for aerial roof estimation”
  • 9,135,737 | Entitled “Concurrent display systems and methods for aerial roof estimation”

Disposition:               

Denial of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss for ineligible subject matter under § 101. 

Abstract Idea:

Yes

Something More:

Yes

Technology:              

Software for rooftop aerial measurement used in preparing aerial roof reports. 

Summary:                 

The court found that factual issues precluded grant of the motion, including dispute on the number of asserted claims and which claims were representative. Further, “the briefing makes clear that the parties dispute the proper interpretation of the claims, such that the Court finds itself unable to develop a ‘full understanding of the basic character of the claimed subject matter,’” citing Content Extraction. Court declined to select representative claims.