Exploring Viability Of 'Diagnose And Treat' Method Claims
By Brian Amos and Alan MillerDecember 20, 2017, 1:22 PM EST
Law360, New York (December 20, 2017, 1:22 PM EST) -- The enforceability of single claims that cover the steps of both diagnosing and treating a patient is discussed in view of Cleveland Clinic Foundation v. True Health Diagnostics LLC, which held that the claims in U.S. Patent No. 9,170,260 were not infringed under either contributory infringement or induced infringement.
Patentability of Medical Diagnostic Method Claims
The 2012 U.S. Supreme Court Mayo decision effectively limited patentable processes in the field of medical diagnostics with a potential impact on the development of personalized medicine in the U.S. While...