Bilski Prompts Remand In Medical Process Cases

Law360, New York (June 29, 2010, 5:32 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court remanded two cases Tuesday dealing with patents for medical processes in light of its Bilski ruling that the machine-or-transformation test is not the only measure for deciding patentability.

The court vacated decisions in Classen Immunotherapies Inc. v. Biogen Idec and Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories Inc., sending them both back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

The high court said the cases would need to be reconsidered in light of the Bilski decision, a 5-4 ruling that...
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