Prometheus v. Mayo: Diagnostic Methods Are Not Patentable Subject Matter

The Supreme Court in the case of Mayo Collaborative Servs.v. Prometheus Labs., Inc ., 2012 U.S. LEXIS 2316 (U.S. 2012) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ] decided that diagnostic method claims that solely rely on a natural law are not patentable subject matter. The Court held that...