CAFC Affirms USPTO’s Rejection of Stanford University’s Patent Application
shot by IP News Shots / 4:52 pm on 12 March, 2021
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) affirmed a decision by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to reject a patent application by the Stanford University. The patent office had rejected the application for patenting an idea relating to computing systems for genetic analysis. The USPTO found the idea to be abstract as it was a set of mathematical formulas that cannot be patented under the precedential Alice ruling.
Read More at: https://www.law360.com/articles/1363909/fed-circ-axes-stanford-s-genetic-analysis-patent-as-abstract
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