| September 30, 2009  

Bd. of Trs. v. Roche Molecular Sys., Inc.

On September 30, 2009, the Federal Circuit, inter alia, vacated the district court’s judgment that U.S. Patents No. 5,968,730, No. 6,503,705, and No. 7,129,041, which related to polymerase chain reaction (PCR) methods of measuring ribonucleic acid (RNA) from human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the blood plasma of infected humans who are taking drugs such as zidovudine (AZT), were invalid for obviousness.

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