After Dolly: The Status Of Nonhuman Clones In Patent Law
January 16, 2014, 9:14 PM EST
Law360, New York (January 16, 2014, 9:14 PM EST) -- 2013 was a busy year for patent eligibility. With a writ of certiorari granted by the U.S. Supreme Court in Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International, and oral arguments scheduled at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit for In re Roslin Institute (Edinburgh), 2014 is shaping up to be busy too.
To be eligible for a patent, a claimed invention must fall within one of four categories of subject matter provided in 35 U.S.C. § 101: “Whoever invents or discovers any new...