[author: Donald Zuhn]
Earlier today, the Supreme Court updated its docket for the Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. case to indicate that it has now been distributed for conference on November 30. In response to the Petition for a Writ of Certiorari filed in September by the Public Patent Foundation (PUBPAT) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation on behalf of Petitioners Association for Molecular Pathology et al. (see "Plaintiffs (Again) File Certiorari Petition in Myriad Case"), the Court received a brief in opposition from Respondents Myriad Genetics, Inc. et al., a reply from Petitioners, and seven amici curiae briefs. Patent Docs was graciously provided with copies of two of the seven amici briefs:
According to the docket, other amici briefs were submitted by:
Patent Docs intends to make copies of the five remaining amici briefs as well as Petitioners' reply brief available to the extent that we can secure copies. In addition, we plan to summarize in subsequent posts any of the briefs for which we can secure copies.
Topics: ACLU, Human Genes, Myriad, Patents, SCOTUS
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