Patent Owner Asks High Court To Consider Patent Eligibility Under Mayo

(March 31, 2016, 3:44 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court should consider whether an invented method of producing a new class of products is patent-eligible under U.S. Code Section 101 in light of Mayo Collaborative Servs. v. Prometheus Labs., Inc. (132 S. Ct. 1289, 1293 [2012]), a patent owner says in a Feb. 18 petition (Hemopet v. Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc., No. 15-1062, U.S. Sup.).

(Petition for writ of certiorari available. Document #78-160404-004B.)

On Nov. 2, 2012, Hemopet sued Hill’s Pet Nutrition Inc. in the U.S. District Court for...
To view the full article, register now.