Browse Illinois Research and Scholarship by Subject "invention"

  • Sherkow, Jacob S. (Yale Law Journal, 2013-04-01)
    The Mayo Court's novel test for patent eligibility — whether or not an invention involves “well-understood, routine, conventional activity, previously engaged in by researchers in the field” — focuses on how an invention ...

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  • Sherkow, Jacob S. (EMBO Reports, 2017-05-23)
    The recent patent decisions about CRISPR tell us a lot about how advances in biology are actually made—and how they are not.

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  • Sherkow, Jacob S. (Brigham Young University Law Review, 2011-11-05)
    Since 1952, the patent statute has forbidden courts from discriminating against, or “negativing,” inventions according to how they were made, be it “long toil and experimentation” or a “flash of genius.” Now, in addressing ...

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