All Things Chemical and Biotechnical at the PTO

Gerald M. Murphy, Jr. & Leonard R. Svensson

ARE DIAGNOSTIC METHOD CLAIMS STILL PATENTABLE?

Case: Prometheus Labs. v. Mayo Collaborative Services, 581 F.3d 1336, 92 U.S.P.Q.2d
(BNA) 1075 (Fed. Cir. 2009)

Discussion of the Case:
This case presents the first application of the "Bilski" test for patentable subject matter to pharma/biotech subject matter.

Read the rest of this article.