Law360, New York (January 1, 2013, 4:24 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court and Federal Circuit are set to examine key issues in intellectual property law this year, including whether human genes and abstract ideas implemented on a computer can be patented, the reach of the patent exhaustion doctrine and how claim construction rulings should be treated on appeal.
Here are the cases that IP attorneys will be sure to keep track of in 2013.
Association of Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics
When the Supreme Court agreed in late November to hear a challenge to a challenge to the patentability of breast cancer genes isolated by Myriad Genetics Inc., it...
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