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Section 101 Fells Dolly: What Organism Is Next?

On Thursday, a panel of the Fed. Cir. affirmed a board decision refusing a patent claim to an animal prepared by adult cell cloning (a copy is available at the end of this post). Specifically, the patent claims covering “Dolly” … Continue reading

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USPTO Patent Eligibility Guidelines – A Step Too Far For Natural Products?

Guest Post from Paul Cole, Lucas & Co., UK New Prometheus/Myriad guidance appeared on the USPTO website on 4March under the weighty title 2014 Procedure For Subject Matter Eligibility Analysis Of Claims Reciting Or Involving Laws Of Nature/Natural Principles, Natural … Continue reading

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The Myriad Lawsuit: “Products Of Nature” And “Natural Phenomena” – Turning Back The Clock On Biotech To Erase The Future

On May 12, 2009, a coalition of interested parties, lead by the Association for Molecular Pathology, and including researchers and breast cancer patients, filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to invalidate certain … Continue reading

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