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Evolving healthcare trends & patents: charting a safe course for personalized medicine

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2014

Rapid changes resulting from personalized medicine, including the ability to use individual patient biomarker data to generate a tailored treatment

The USPTO patent subject matter eligibility guidance trips over treaty requirements

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2014

The "Myriad-Mayo" patent subject matter eligibility guidance issued March 4, 2014 reflects the USPTO's interpretation of Supreme Court cases

Comments on patent subject matter eligibility guidance due by July 31

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2014

This week brings the July 31, 2014 deadline for submitting written comments on two USPTO patent subject matter eligibility guidance documents: The

Federal Circuit says Commission must toe the line in Invisalign ITC case

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

In Align Technology, Inc. v. International Trade Commission, the Federal Circuit held that ITC action that violated ITC's own regulations warranted

New guidance from the Federal Circuit on motions to stay litigation pending a PTAB proceeding

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

In VirtualAgility Inc. v. Salesforce.com, Inc., No. 2014-1232 (July 10, 2014), the Federal Circuit issued its first opinion directed to the issue of

How long is too long (or too short) for patent application pendency?

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

The USPTO is requesting input on the "optimal" targets for its patent application pendency metrics. The USPTO's current targets are 10 months to a

More changes in Delaware: Judge Stark revises patent case procedures

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

Chief Judge Leonard P. Stark of the District of Delaware recently issued revised procedures for managing patent cases that are assigned to him. These

Why are method of treatment claims and method of manufacture claims subject to scrutiny under the USPTO patent subject matter eligibility guidance?

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

The USPTO has asked for written comments on its patent subject matter eligibility guidance by July 31, 2014. In this article, I discuss why

Federal Circuit holds that even functional claims require structural fence posts

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

In AbbVie Deutschland Gmbh v. Janssen Biotech, Inc., the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court decision that found AbbVie's patents directed to

Putting structure and function into context for USPTO patent subject matter eligibility guidance

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2014

The USPTO's "Guidance for Determining Subject Matter Eligibility of Claims Reciting Or Involving Laws of Nature, Natural Phenomena, and Natural