New Updates from USPTO: 2014 Interim Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility

June 22, 2015

In light of U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in subject matter eligibility in Alice Corp., Myriad, and Mayo cases, USPTO issued the new guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility supplementary to the June 25, 2014 Preliminary Examination Instructions.  This new guidance provides examination instructions for USPTO personnel on analyzing claims involving natural products. The new guidance also includes subject matter eligibility analysis, examples, trainings, and public feedback. 

Read more about the Guidance:

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