The Biggest Patent Rulings Of 2021: A Midyear Report

Law360 (July 6, 2021, 4:54 PM EDT) -- Two U.S. Supreme Court cases have dominated patent news this year, but courts also restricted antibody patents, further muddied patent eligibility and rebuked the Western District of Texas for denying transfer motions. Here are the most notable patent rulings so far in 2021.

Supreme Court Action

The justices kept the patent world waiting until the end of their term to hand down decisions in two patent cases, but after all the buildup, the holdings might only have a limited impact on the law, attorneys say.

In U.S. v. Arthrex, the high court spurned a call from patent owners to discard the...

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