Monthly Archives: June 2011

In Case You Missed It

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Earlier this month, we held a webinar on the BIO One-on-One Partnering System.  With the event fast approaching, we thought we’d post this here on the blog for you to take a look.  While it does cover the basics of the BIO Business Forum, it also includes some best practices, tips, and interesting statistics (like how 80% of companies have opted into Partnering on Monday. Hint: if you haven’t already, update your calendar!) Start at Read More >

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How to Add or Remove People from a Meeting

Often, you may have scheduled yourself or a colleague in a One-on-One meeting, only to learn that you need to adjust his or her schedule for the event.  This would of course include meetings in the Partnering System.  Instead of cancelling that meeting entirely, you can simply edit participants, i.e., take someone out, or add someone to it.  Please watch the video below to learn how to add or remove delegates from a meeting. NEW Read More >

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BIO Invites Responses to the Q2 2011 Bioenergy Business Outlook Survey

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Biofuels Digest, the world’s most widely read biofuels daily, and BIO are inviting responses to the quarterly Bioenergy Business Outlook Survey, today through Friday June 17. The 21-question survey examines growth expectations and opportunities from a company, national and organizational point of view and is open to companies and organizations in all sectors of the industry. The Spring 2011 Survey found that nearly 40 percent of the industry expected strong to moderate growth, anywhere from Read More >

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Supreme Court Affirms: High Level of Proof Needed to Invalidate A Patent

Posted by Stephanie Fischer on June 10, 2011 at 3:29pm EDT on BIOtech Now The U.S. Supreme Court issued a favorable decision yesterday in the critical case of Microsoft v. i4i, in which Microsoft challenged the “clear and convincing evidence” standard traditionally used by courts in determining whether to invalidate an issued U.S. patent.   Microsoft argued for a lower “preponderance of the evidence” standard, under which patents could be invalidated by a mere “more likely than not” determination by Read More >

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Podcast: Toby Gordon, Sc.D., co-chair of the 7th Annual Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

The Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp at the 2011 BIO International Convention is an intensive three day course designed for entrepreneurial scientists, CEOs, CSOs and business development professionals of early stage companies in the life sciences who are aspiring entrepreneurs. Download the podcast

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