BPLA
Files
Amicus
Brief
in Support of Sequenom’s Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Volume 47, Issue 3
NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE
In the much-discussed case
Ariosa Diagnostics v. Sequenom Inc.
, the Federal Circuit created enormous turmoil concerning the modern boundaries of subject-matter eligibility under
35 U.S.C. § 101.
In a series of diverse interpretations of
Alice
and
Mayo
, various Federal Circuit judges threw up their hands at what they acknowledged was a broken and unworkable framework for determining patent-eligible subject matter. Unable to synthesize or distinguish
Alice
and
Mayo
, claims that were widely viewed as patentable were held to not be in the
Ariosa
decision. The
BPLA filed an amicus brief
supporting
Sequenom’s
Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
asking the Supreme Court to clarify and restore the boundaries of § 101. Failure to do so would create a crisis for development of new and useful medical diagnostic methods and the miracle of “personalized” or precision medicine that requires them. Unfortunately, the
Supreme Court denied Sequenom’s Petition
.
Index
Table of Contents
President's Message by Erik Belt
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Check Yo’self Before You Wreck Yo’self (or Your Sequence Listing)
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Message from the Editor-in-Chief
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Cuozzo
: The Case that Wasn’t
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Annual Dinner to Honor the Federal Judiciary an Evening Enjoyed by the Bench, Bar, and Guests
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Patent Agent Privilege in the United States and Canada
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Enfish and TLI:
A Study of the Federal Circuit’s Recent Section 101 Opinions
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USPTO Launches Pilot Program for Early Review of Cancer Immunotherapy Patent Applications
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Federal Circuit Finds
BASCOM
Internet Content Filtering Claims Patent Eligible
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Invented Here!
- 2016 - Highlighting New England’s Innovators
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BPLA Files Amicus Brief in Support of Sequenom’s Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
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Writing Competition
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Halo
Decision Regarding the Standard for Willfulness
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Members on the Move
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Reasonable Royalties and the Federal Circuit in 2015: Evolution of the Revolution
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Community Calendar
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