Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: Supreme Court Holds That a Law of Nature Applied Using Known and Obvious Steps Is Not Patent Eligible

By Kevin Capps On March 20, 2012, the Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Mayo Collaborative Services, DBA Mayo Medical Laboratories, et al. v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc . [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], with potentially far-reaching ramifications for pharmaceutical...

Troutman Sanders LLP: Prometheus: Patent-Eligibility Revisited

[originally posted 4/2/2012] By Douglas "Doug" D. Salyers , James Moore Bollinger , Robert A. Angle , Daniel A. Ladow and George B. Snyder The Supreme Court's recent holding in Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc . [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers...

Eric E. Bensen on the Supreme Court's Decision in Mayo Collaborative Servs. v. Prometheus Labs. on the Patent Eligibility of a Medical Diagnostic Claim

[originally posted 3/27/2012] In Mayo Collaborative Servs.v. Prometheus Labs., Inc ., 2012 U.S. LEXIS 2316 (U.S. 2012) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the Court addressed the question of whether a claim that includes a law of nature (or a natural phenomenon or a mathematical...