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USPTO 101 Guidelines: What is Left for Diagnostics?

  • 01.22.15
  • Michelle K. Holoubek and Marsha Rose Gillentine, Ph.D.

On December 15, 2014, the USPTO issued a new comprehensive Interim Guidance document for examination of subject matter eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101.

In this webinar, directors Michelle K. Holoubek and Marsha Rose Gillentine, Ph.D. discuss the impact of the guidelines on the diagnostics industry. Some of the topics addressed include:

  • How the PTO Guidelines and recent Federal Circuit decisions affect decision-making on whether to file a patent application or keep the invention as a trade secret.
  • Strategies for prosecuting patent applications in view of the PTO Guidelines and recent Federal Circuit decisions.
  • Approaches to drafting a patent application in view of the PTO Guidelines and recent Federal Circuit decisions.‚Äč

To view the webinar, visit our YouTube channel. The webinar slides can be downloaded below.

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