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B Vitamin Case Reaches Supreme Court

Publication Date: 
March 20, 2006
Source: 
USA Today
Author: 
Associated Press

"USA Today" quotes Professor Mark Lemley in a story about a Supreme Court case examining whether the discovery of the correlation between high levels of homocysteine and deficiency in two B vitamins is patentable:

"The test itself is obvious when you have the correlation. It is the discovery of the correlation that is the real novelty here," said Mark Lemley, a Stanford University law professor who is helping represent Metabolite Laboratories.