Podcasting safe from patent poaching—for now.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is celebrating a victory over Personal Audio, LLC, which claims it has a patent on podcasting. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has rejected Personal Audio’s appeal of a Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling that podcasting is unpatentable—in other words, the Court upheld the PTAB ruling that essentially threw Personal Audio’s claim under the bus.

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