Mayo v. Prometheus: Implications for Patents, Biotechnology, and Personalized Medicine

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Report that reviews the Supreme Court's 2012 Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories decision (wherein the court held that a patent claiming a method of optimizing therapies for autoimmune disease was invalid) and briefly consider its implications for innovation and public health.

Creator(s): Thomas, John R.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: November 6, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: November 6, 2012
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Report that reviews the Supreme Court's 2012 Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories decision (wherein the court held that a patent claiming a method of optimizing therapies for autoimmune disease was invalid) and briefly consider its implications for innovation and public health.

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16 pages.

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