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U.S. Supreme Court to consider just one question in Myriad Genetics
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a Federal Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on the patentability of human genes and limited its grant of certiorari to the question “Are human genes patentable?”


ACLU weighs in on patentability of human genes in Myriad Genetics
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2012

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) attorneys representing the petitioners in The Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc., No. 12-398 (U.S., docketed October 1, 2012), have filed their petition for review before the U.S. Supreme Court. Information about the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals ruling from which the petition has been filed appears in Issue 41 of this Bulletin


Myriad Genetics brings new BRCA1BRCA2 infringement suits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2013

Myriad Genetics now reportedly has six pending infringement lawsuits involving its BRCA1 and BRCA2 patents, with Invitae Corp. and Laboratory Corp


CRS report focuses on pharmaceutical patent settlements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2013

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) recently issued a report titled "Pharmaceutical Patent Settlements: Issues in Innovation and


Nature of nurture? Myriad decoded for non-biochemists
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2013

Gene patents became unstable with a clearly worded U.S. Supreme Court decision: "We merely hold that genes and the information they encode are not


Federal Circuit’s patent infringement ruling conflicts with USPTO re-examination on validity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2012

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a request for an en banc rehearing by a medical-device patent holder which argued that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO’s) Board of Patent Appeals had effectively nullified a previous Federal Circuit decision on the validity of its patent


U.S. Supreme Court issues ruling on patentability of human genes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court has determined that while human genes and the information they encode are not patent eligible, despite the effort required to


Genetic technologies settles infringement suit over non-DNA coding technology
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2013

Genetic Technologies Ltd. (GTG) has reportedly settled a patent infringement lawsuit filed in late 2012 against PreventionGenetics. While the terms


Exhaustion doctrine applied to method patent
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2013

A divided Federal Circuit Court of Appeals panel has determined that a method patent holder that gave away 60 percent of the blood-glucose testing


SCOTUS hears arguments on patentability of human genes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) heard arguments on Monday specifically addressing whether "human genes are patentable." Ass'n for Molecular Pathology