04/24/2012 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PDT
Life Sciences, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Patent Counseling + Prosecution
Matthew I. Kreeger and Otis Littlefield
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The Supreme Court's decision in Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Labs, issued on March 20, 2012, has left the entire diagnostics industry wondering what to do with their patent portfolios now and going forward. The guiding principle from Mayo will be that an observed correlation or relationship is not itself patentable because it constitutes a "law of nature," which is excluded from patent protection. However, while the Court did advise that a claimed process should do more than simply instruct users to apply the natural law, it was vague on what exactly constitutes a patent eligible application of a natural law.
In this one-hour Webinar, experienced counsel, including patent prosecution and litigation experts, will discuss the implications for the diagnostics industry, including:
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