As in many other situations, if those of us involved in the patent system do not move to continue to improve the system, the system will most likely be diminished by those who attack it. The Supreme Court's decision in Myriad Genetics could be one more step in that direction.
Paul F. Prestia is senior counselor and strategic adviser at RatnerPrestia, the firm he co-founded and led as CEO for many years. His current practice is focused largely on IP counseling for risk management due diligence, strategic IP protection and IP value realization.
This article originally appeared in The Legal Intelligencer.