A patent directed to a medical diagnostic testing procedure in a human being recently has been invalidated by the Supreme Court in its decision in March in Mayo v. Prometheus. This decision affects the status of claims in patents and pending application in the field of diagnostic testing and, particularly, personalized medicine, such as claims to methods of selecting patients for treatment with a specific drug, and methods of monitoring and assessing efficacy of treatment as it progresses.
When "Jayne" was diagnosed with Stage 3 B ovarian cancer in 2005, her doctor gave her a cocktail of chemotherapy drugs. The 53-year-old got better, but then had a recurrence in 2008 and was treated with the same drug again.
San Diego-based nonprofit organization Invisible Children thrust itself into the public spotlight last month with its “Kony 2012” video, a call for the ouster of Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony that subsequently went viral, kicking off a series of news stories ranging from backlash to criticism to controversy.
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Providing our students with real world experience by working with real clients is the main objective of the clinical programs at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. In addition to opportunities afforded through our traditional externship program (ranked fifth in the nation in 2012), our students also gain legal skills and practical experience through our other clinical options.
The public’s assessment of the U.S. Supreme Court fell to its lowest level in more than a quarter- century, according to a poll released less than two months before the justices are expected to rule on health care and illegal immigration cases.
August 13, 2012 -- Phil Alexander and Ryan Harris of Harris Personal Injury Lawyers explain why teamwork is so integral to the success of their firm and in succeeding in achieving the best results for their clients.