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HTMLUSPTO Issues Newly Updated Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility that Further Clarifies Examination Standards under 35 U.S.C. §101 in Light of Alice v. CLS Bank
Robert T.S. Latta, Matthew D. Show, Michael D. Van Loy; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 7, 2015, previously published on August 4, 2015
ver the past few years, the Supreme Court’s decisions in Alice (Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int’l, 134 S.Ct. 2347 (2014)) and Mayo (Mayo Collaborative Servs. v. Prometheus Labs., Inc., 132 S. Ct. 1289 (2012)), and other cases relating to subject matter eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101...

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Affirms Dismissal on Grounds of Patent Ineligibility
Monique Winters Macek, Michael D. Van Loy; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 8, 2015, previously published on July 1, 2015
On June 23, 2015, the Federal Circuit affirmed the finding of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (“District Court”) dismissing the complaints in four related actions for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,707,505 (the ‘505 Patent) on the ground of...

 

HTMLCalifornia’s Paid Sick Leave Law Takes Effect July 1
Brent M. Douglas, Jennifer B. Rubin; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 17, 2015
As of July 1, 2015, any employer with employees in California must comply with the state’s new Paid Sick Leave Law (AB 1522).

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Invalidates Diagnostic Method Claims for Prenatal Test Under 35 U.S.C. 101
Shovon Ashraf, Terri Shieh-Newton; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 24, 2015
On June 12, 2015, the Federal Circuit affirmed the finding of U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (“District Court”) that the method claims in U.S. Patent 6,258,540 (‘540 patent) for detecting paternally-inherited cell-free DNA (“cffDNA”) in...

 

HTMLFed Circuit: Sequenom’s Diagnostic Method Claims Invalid Under §101
Shovon Ashraf, Terri Shieh-Newton; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 15, 2015
On June 12, 2015, in Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. v. Sequenom, Inc., the Federal Circuit affirmed the Northern District of California’s finding that the method claims in U.S. Patent 6,258,540 (‘540 patent) for detecting paternally-inherited cell-free fetal DNA (“cffDNA”) in...

 

HTMLAre Cosmetics Gaining Higher Congressional and FDA Scrutiny?
Katherine Fox, Michelle Gillette; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 21, 2015, previously published on May 18, 2015
Currently, FDA regulates cosmetics to ensure they are not adulterated or misbranded, but does not have the authority to order cosmetic recalls or require adverse event reporting. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) seek to change that.

 

HTMLMore GMO Woes: Another Corn Exporter Sues Syngenta for its Failure to Isolate its GMO Corn
Michelle Gillette, Dominique L. Windberg; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on December 8, 2014
Last month, Archer Daniels Midland Co. (“ADM”) joined a slew of corn exporters and other stakeholders who have sued Syngenta based on allegations that China rejected these exporters’ products because Syngenta’s genetically modified corn seed, which contains a trait that...

 

HTMLC.D. Cal. Swims Against the Tide of Software Patent Ineligibility in Caltech v Hughes
Inna Dahlin, Michael D. Van Loy, Yogesh G. Yogesh; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on December 31, 2014
Patent applicants from the software and business method fields took notice after the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. V. CLS Bank International, et al. (“Alice,” 134 S. Ct. 2347 (2014)) on June 19, 2014, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark...

 

HTMLIndefiniteness: Are You Reasonably Certain?
Thomas Jackman, Carl A. Kukkonen, Pedro F. Suarez; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on November 21, 2014
The indefiniteness standard has, until recently, been very high—only an “insolubly ambiguous claim” was considered indefinite (see, e.g., Honeywell Intern., Inc. v. International Trade, 341 F. 3d 1332, 1338-9 (Fed. Cir. 2003))—but recent events have made it easier to...

 

HTMLHo Ho Ho GMO! The 2014 GMO Legislation Scorecard
Daniel J. Herling, Mina Nasseri; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on December 23, 2014
This has been a big year for GMO legislation. In 2014 alone, 25 states have proposed 67 pieces of legislation aimed either at the labeling of products containing GMOs or at the ban of GMO-containing crops. While this space has strived to keep you up-to-date with the latest news in the war over...

 


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