Jeffrey A. Lefstin

University of California Hastings College of the Law

Assistant Professor

200 McAllister Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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Final Report of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology Section 101 Workshop: Addressing Patent Eligibility Challenges

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, 2018 Forthcoming, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 254, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 369, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2018
Jeffrey A. Lefstin, Peter S. Menell and David O. Taylor
University of California Hastings College of the Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Patent, Patent Eligibility, 101, Patentable Subject Matter, Bioscience, Software, Business Methods, scientific discovery, Mayo, Prometheus, Sequenom, Alice, Neilson v. Harford, Flook, Diehr, statutory interpretation

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The Three Faces of Prometheus: A Post-Alice Jurisprudence of Abstractions

16 North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology 647 (2015), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 147
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Jeffrey A. Lefstin
University of California Hastings College of the Law
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patents, patent-eligible subject matter, software

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Inventive Application: A History

67 Florida Law Review 565 (2015), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 94
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 21 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Jeffrey A. Lefstin
University of California Hastings College of the Law
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patent, patent-eligible subject matter, inventive application, inventive concept

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Restoring the Legislative Framework for Patenting Applications of Scientific Discoveries

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2767904
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Apr 2016
Peter S. Menell and Jeffrey A. Lefstin
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California Hastings College of the Law
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Patentable Subject Matter, diagnostic tests, patent eligibility, scientific discovery, Mayo v. Prometheus, Sequenom, Neilson v. Harford, Flook, Diehr, statutory interpretation

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Rethinking Patent Eligibility for the Modern Scientific Age

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2402776, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 97
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2014
Peter S. Menell and Jeffrey A. Lefstin
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California Hastings College of the Law
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The Constitution of Patent Law: The Court of Customs and Patent Appeals and the Shape of the Federal Circuit’s Jurisprudence

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Jeffrey A. Lefstin
University of California Hastings College of the Law
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patent law, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Court of Customs and Patent Appeals

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The Formal Structure of Patent Law and the Limits of Enablement

Berkley Technology Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 09 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Jeffrey A. Lefstin
University of California Hastings College of the Law
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Don't Throw Out Fetal-Diagnostic Innovation with the Bathwater: Why Ariosa v. Sequenom Is an Ideal Vehicle for Constructing a Sound Patent-Eligibility Framework

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2652452
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Aug 2015
Jeffrey A. Lefstin and Peter S. Menell
University of California Hastings College of the Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Patents, Subject Matter, Eligibility

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Claim Construction, Appeal, and the Predictability of Interpretive Regimes

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Feb 2007
Jeffrey A. Lefstin
University of California Hastings College of the Law
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The Measure of the Doubt: Dissent, Indeterminacy, and Interpretation at the Federal Circuit

Hastings Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 19 Nov 2006
Jeffrey A. Lefstin
University of California Hastings College of the Law
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patents, claim construction, dissent, indeterminacy

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Reforming Patent Eligibility: Supplementary Statement of Professors Jeffrey A. Lefstin and Peter S. Menell

UC Hastings Research Paper No. 336
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2019
Peter S. Menell and Jeffrey A. Lefstin
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California Hastings College of the Law
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Patent, Patent Eligibility, 101, Patentable Subject Matter, Bioscience, Software, Business Methods, scientific discovery, Mayo, Prometheus, Sequenom, Alice, Neilson v. Harford, Flook, Diehr, statutory interpretation

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Athena Rising? Brief of Professors Jeffrey A. Lefstin and Peter S. Menell as Amici Curiae in Support of Petition for a Writ of Certiorari in Athena Diagnostics v. Mayo Collaborative Services

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Jeffrey A. Lefstin and Peter S. Menell
University of California Hastings College of the Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Patent Eligibility, Section 101, Diagnostics, Patentable Subject Matter

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Neilson v. Harford: Shape and Form in Patent Law

Forthcoming, Research Handbook on Creativity, Entrepreneurship, and Intellectual Property: Comparative Perspectives on Forgotten Legal Lore
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jan 2020
Jeffrey A. Lefstin
University of California Hastings College of the Law
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patent law, patent eligibility, Neilson v. Harford, hot blast