Monthly Archives: April 2011

Media Coverage of BIO’s Intellectual Property Conference in Seattle

Stanford v. Roche: An Academic/Industry Collaboration Gone Wrong A Landmark Case: The Aftermath of Myriad Genetics Ethical Issues: Staying in the Frying Pan and out of the Fire

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Nominate Your Company in the Buzz of BIO Contest

This year at BIO’s International Convention, we’re giving you the chance to win free registration to the event!  This would include access to BIO One-on-One Partnering, plus the chance to give a Company Presentation – if you win, both are COMPLETELY FREE! What do you have to do?  It’s easy – nominate your company here.  Enter a few pieces of information about who you are and what you do.  Then industry leaders and experts will Read More >

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House Judiciary Committee’s Patent Reform Bill is in Need of Reform, Says BIO

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. (Friday, April 15, 2011) - Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement regarding the America Invents Act, H.R. 1249, which passed the House Committee on the Judiciary yesterday:   “BIO has consistently praised House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) for his introduction of a comprehensive patent reform bill similar to the bill adopted by the U.S. Senate earlier this month by a nearly unanimous vote.  Read More >

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Pearls of Wisdom for Getting the Most out of the 2011 BIO International Convention

Recently the Oklahoma Bioscience Association held a 2011 BIO International Convention information session for their delegates to get ready for the June event. BIO’s own Margaret Core participated via video conference, where she gave an overview of the convention. There were three other speakers who shared their advice based on their BIO experiences.  The panelists were: Dr. Paul DeAngelis, Chief Scientist, Hyalose LLC and Professor. Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Read More >

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Keep Biotech “Risks” In Perspective

The StarPheonix ran a commentary authored by Saskatoon-based farmer and agrologist Kevin Hursh about the perceived “risks” of biotech foods: A good scientist will never say there is zero risk, only that risk is minimal or negligible. Unfortunately, that isn’t good enough for consumers when it comes to the food supply.  It’s now been 15 years since the introduction of genetically modified crops. A lot of consumers don’t even realize that GM crops have been Read More >

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