One year after Vanda, are diagnostics patents transforming into methods of treatment to overcome Mayo-based rejections?

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  • Mateo Aboy
  • Cristina Crespo
  • Kathleen Liddell
  • Neal Davey
  • Johnathan Liddicoat
  • Minssen, Timo
On the first anniversary of Vanda, 1) to what extent have legal arguments and claim amendments based on Vanda been effective in overcoming 35 USC 101 Mayo-based rejections?; and 2) How are applicants transforming diagnostic patent claims into method of treatment claims to overcome Mayo-based subject matter eligibility rejections?
Original languageEnglish
JournalNature Biotechnology
Pages (from-to)279–283
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2020

    Research areas

  • Faculty of Law - patents, diagnostics, precision medicine, US

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