Monthly Archives: May 2011

How to Win Free Stuff at BIO Business Forum

We’re doing something fun with Partnering this year.  For presenters at the BIO Business Forum, you can attend the Executive Presentation Workshop, where you’ll have the chance to win a one-on-one, face-to-face meeting with your choice of any of our outstanding judges.  Plus, get your company presentation for free! How? Polish up your 30-second elevator pitch! Because this is a workshop on honing your presentation skills, the contest is following suit: during the workshop, you’ll be Read More >

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The Role of Intellectual Property in Global Health

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BIO is committed to increased access to biologic medicines for patients throughout the world.  As BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood said last year when announcing our policy statement on Options for Increasing Access to Medicines in the Developing World, “We believe that the goals of increasing access to medicines, respecting intellectual property rights, and maintaining commercial viability are mutually supportive.” While there are frequent misguided calls to circumvent intellectual property (IP) rights in order Read More >

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Nasdaq Biotech Index re-ranking for next Monday

Twice a year, in May and November, the NASDAQ OMX Group re-ranks the closely watched Nasdaq Biotechnology Index (NBI). This Monday (May 23rd), six companies will be added to the Nasdaq Biotech index and two will be removed. The additions are Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN), AVEO Pharmaceuticals (AVEO), Columbia Laboratories (CBRX), ISTA Pharmaceuticals (ISTA), Pacific Biosciences (PACB) and Zalicus (ZLCS). The two companies to be removed from the NBI are Biodel (BIOD) and China Sky One Read More >

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Staying Ahead of the Legal and Regulatory Curve

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Providing legal counsel within the biotech industry comes with a unique set of challenges.  Legal professionals must consistently stay on top of the latest policy and regulatory changes within the industry. From patent issues to new laws on licensing to regulations for new innovations, the BIO International Convention (June 27-30) will feature the latest updates, insights and networking opportunities—plus educational sessions where you can earn up to eight CLE credit hours—to help fast-track your career. Read More >

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Sustainability: Royal Skepticism Required

Blog entry written by Bill Horan – Rockwell City, IA Prince Charles likes to talk about “sustainability” so much that he used a version of the word 32 times in his recent speech about farming at Georgetown University. I didn’t attend the event because I was too busy planting crops here in Iowa. Commoners have to work for a living, after all. But I did find the time to read the text of his remarks. Read More >

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