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Subject Matter Eligibility - Reform Coming Soon?

In several previous blog posts, we discussed the USPTO’s revised guidance for determining subject matter eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101, including a review of potential inconsistencies between the USPTO guidance and Mayo and a recent Federal Circuit decision, which did not defer to the USPTO guidance.  We ended on a hopeful note that some combination of the courts, agencies, and lawmakers can provide clarity for affected industries.

Prosecution, Subject Matter Eligibility
Author: Minxi Rao, Ph.D., Cynthia M. Bouchez, Ph.D.

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