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Life sciences alert: Supreme Court issues groundbreaking decision limiting the types of methods that are eligible for patenting

USA - March 20 2012 Today, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision holding that method claims for applying a law of nature using merely conventional steps are not eligible for patent protection.

Co-authors: Michael J. Shuster, Robert R. Sachs, Stuart P. Meyer, Daniel Brownstone, Pauline Farmer-Koppenol.