May 10, 2012
by Jordan Barry
JURIST Guest Columnist Doreen Hogle, a principal at Hamilton Brook Smith Reyonlds, argues that the recent Prometheus decision by the Supreme Court raises questions as to what innovations are subject to patent law protection and may result in stifled investment in technology...In March 2012, the US ...[read more]
March 26, 2012
by Ben Klaber
JURIST Guest Columnist Joshua Sarnoff of DePaul University College of Law says that a recent Supreme Court ruling will have significant effects on innovation and the morality of patents in the US...On Tuesday March 20, the US Supreme Court did the truly unexpected in Mayo Collaborative Services v. ...[read more]
March 20, 2012
by Hillary Stemple
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled unanimously in Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc. that patents obtained under 35 101 that correlate the body's biological reaction to different dosages of a certain type of drug are invalid because they incorporate laws of nature... ...[read more]
December 27, 2011
by Caleb Pittman
JURIST Guest Columnist Richard Ausness of the University of Kentucky College of Law says that a case currently before the Supreme Court presents a significant and interesting issue regarding which test for navigability ought to be used in determining whether a state owns a given riverbed...On ...[read more]
December 8, 2011
by Andrea Bottorff
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in two cases. In Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc., the court heard arguments on the ability to patent under 35 USC 101 the body's biological reaction to different dosages of a certain type of drug. Prometheus Lab... ...[read more]

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