U.S. diagnostic method patents under siege28/09/2016
The life sciences sector has been rocked by a series of high profile U.S. court decisions invalidating diagnostic method patents. The situation in Canada remains to be determined. Nevertheless, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) continues to look southward when determining what should and shouldn’t be considered patentable subject matter in Canada.
This article originally appeared in the September 2, 2016 issue of The Lawyers Weekly.