September 16, 2019 / 11:08 PM / 3 months ago

Mayo request for 'patent term adjustment' falters at Fed Circuit

A federal appeals court on Monday denied a request by the Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit medical research center, for a six-month extension to the lifespan of a patent it was awarded on antibodies used in treating cancer.

In a 2-1 precedential opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a lower court ruling that denied Mayo’s extension request.

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