By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a lawsuit between Mayo Collaborative Services and Prometheus Laboratories involving patented medical diagnostic technologies that could create legal limits on how far patents can go in covering natural phenomena, such as diagnostic and treatment-related chemical observations.

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