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Tag Archives: cDNA
Bhagat v. Iancu – Did the Myriad Decision Overrule Funk Bros.?
A September 6th post by Dennis Crouch at PatentlyO (“A Mixture of Known Compounds is Unpatentable without a Transformation“) led me to a closer reading of the cert. petition filed in Bhagat v. Iancu, (Case No. 18-277) an appeal from … Continue reading
The Unacknowledged Role of Section 112 in the Myriad Decisions
Guest post from Paul Cole, Lucas & Co., UK; introduction by Warren Woessner. In this interesting note, Paul Cole explores the possible effect on the Fed. Cir. and Supreme Court’s decisions about the patent-eligibility of “genomic DNA” of the arguable … Continue reading
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Sanofi-Aventis v. Pfizer – Possession and Appreciation Trump Structure
On Tuesday, the Fed. Cir. affirmed a finding by the Board that Pfizer was entitled to an earlier priority date for a claim to cDNA encoding the IL-13 receptor protein (Sanofi-Aventis v. Pfizer, Inc., App. No. 2012-1345 (Fed. Cir. November … Continue reading