Wednesday, 15 January 2020 18:36

Supreme Court Denies Cert in Patent Eligibility Cases

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 The U.S. Supreme Court voted last week on whether or not it would hear one or more of three separate cases involving issues related to subject matter eligibility under U.S. Patent Laws.

As noted in last weeks blog, the cases in which Petitions for Certiorari were under consideration were: HP Inc. v. Berkheimer; Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. et al. v. Vanda Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.; and Athena Diagnostics, Inc. v. Mayo Collaborative Services, LLC.

The Court denied the petitions for cert in each of the cases, without opinion.

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John Fulton, Jr.

Mr. Fulton is a Registered Patent Attorney and Senior Counsel with Malloy & Malloy, P.L., Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law, and rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. His practice includes all aspects of Intellectual Property Law with a focus on patent and trademark prosecution and related transactional matters, and patent infringement litigation. He has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Cleveland State University, and obtained considerable engineering experience prior to receiving his law degree, with honors, from the University of Miami School of Law. In addition to the Florida Bar, he is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Florida, the Middle District of Florida, and the Eastern District of Texas, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Eleventh and Federal Circuits. Mr. Fulton also maintains his Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida.

Mr. Fulton is an active member of the Florida Bar, and currently serves on the Intellectual Property Law Certification Committee. He is also a member of the Federal Bar and Dade County Bar Associations, and provide Pro Bono services through the DCBA’s Small Claims Clinic and Venture Law Project initiatives. He has served as an Officer and Director of the Inventors Society of South Florida, and regularly provides complimentary “Office Hour” consultations to participants at Venture Café Miami. He has also had the honor to serve as President of his Rotary Club, the Rotary Club of Miami Brickell.