Patent Owner Asks High Court To Consider Mayo, Alice Test On Patent Ineligible Concept

(September 1, 2016, 3:57 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A patent owner asks the U.S. Supreme Court in an Aug. 8 petition for certiorari to decide if the definition of a patent-ineligible concept may include both a natural phenomenon and an inventor's ingenuity in applying that natural phenomenon to a new and useful purpose under the Mayo Collaborative Servs. v. Prometheus Labs., Inc. (132 S. Ct. 1289, 1298 [2012]) and Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank Int’l (134 S. Ct. 2347, 2355 [2014]) framework (Genetic Technologies Ltd. v. Merial LLC and...
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