Prometheus To Wreak Vast Patent Turmoil, Experts Say

Law360, Washington (March 30, 2012, 8:57 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court’s Mayo v. Prometheus ruling has created deep uncertainty in the personalized medicine industry, calling into question the validity of many patents and raising a host of issues that attorneys will be grappling with for years, experts said at a panel discussion Friday.

In ruling that Prometheus Laboratories Inc.'s blood testing methods are unpatentable because they cover only laws of nature, the high court dismayed attorneys by leaving murky how the ruling will apply in other cases, attorneys said at the talk at...
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