Pregnancy Test Patent Nixed In 10-Year Fight
On Thursday, the Federal Circuit affirmed the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's rejection of claims related to a previously approved patent. The appeal was brought bySurModics Inc., a drug-delivery-technology firm that sought to v alidate claims made in the patent.
The patent-at-issue, U.S. Patent No. 5,073,484, discloses a method of analyzing small amounts of biological fluids, such...
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