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In securities trading, when two parties agree to a trade there is often a time lapse between when the parties enter into the agreement and when the actual trade is performed. See CLS Bank Int’l v. Alice Corp., 717 F.3d 1269, 1274 (Fed Cir. 2013)....

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Whether Myriad’s claimed invention, the sequence of certain human genes in both isolated and purified forms, falls within the scope of inventions for which a patent may be granted.


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A patent grants the patent holder the exclusive right to exclude others from making, using, importing, and selling the patented innovation for a limited period of time. The U.S. Patent Act, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq., was enacted by Congress...