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Patentability Of Medical Treatment Claims Debated Before Supreme Court
Posted on 8 Dec 2011 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- One year after vacating and remanding a Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals determination that medical treatment protocol steps are patentable, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Dec. 7 in the same case ( Mayo Collaborative... Read More

High Court Sides With Petitioner In Patent Dispute Over Treatment Protocols
Posted on 20 Mar 2012 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on March 20 held that processes claimed by a patent that recites laws of nature are not patentable absent additional features providing "practical assurance" that the processes are genuine... Read More