Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on the Patent Eligibility of a Medical Process

Fitzpatrick Case Update
December 7, 2011

On December 7, 2011, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc. The case is before the Supreme Court for the second time and concerns whether a medical process for optimizing therapeutic efficacy is patent-eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101.

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