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Athena v. Mayo Part II – Iancu v. The Federal Circuit(?)

The 2019 Revised Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance published on January 7th purported to revise the procedures for determining whether a patent claim or patent application claim is “directed to a judicial exception (laws of nature, natural phenomena, and abstract ideas) … Continue reading

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Ariosa Diagnostics v. Sequenom: Another One Bites The Dust

In Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. v. Sequenom, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXUS 156554, the U.S. District Ct. for N.D. Cal., granted summary judgment to Ariosa that the claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,258,540 were invalid as directed to patent-ineligible natural phenomena … Continue reading

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Cert. Denied in Intema Ltd. v. PerkinElmer, Inc.

On October 7, 2013, the S. Ct. denied cert., ending Intema’s appeal of the Fed. Cir. decision that its patent claims on a method to determine the level of risk of a Down syndrome pregnancy were not patent-eligible subject matter … Continue reading

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