Monthly Archives: June 2011

2011 BIO International event spotlights expert feedback on regulatory strategy

Our good friend John Carroll, blogs on the free ranging discussion he will be hosting during the 2011 BIO International Convention, and tackling one of the most complex issues of the day for biopharma companies. You can send your questions to the panel of experts discussing the issues. In the meantime, you can also email John if there are any regulatory issues you are interested on discussing.

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Podcast: Dr. Jeffrey Almond, Sanofi Pasteur, on the BioGENEius Challenge

BIOtechNOW’s Tracy Cooley talks to Dr. Almond, vice president of discovery and external R&D for Sanofi Pasteur, about the International BioGENEius Challenge, which will be presented at the upcoming BIO International Convention. Download the podcast

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Debunking the Myth: Your Genes are Patented

MYTH: YOUR GENES ARE PATENTED. FACTS: IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO PATENT YOUR GENES The term “gene patent” is a misnomer, because genes as they exist in the body cannot be patented. Because a naturally-occurring gene – even a newly-discovered one – cannot be patented, patents don’t provide ownership rights over our genes, and nobody can infringe a patent by having a certain gene, or by passing it on to their children. If genes aren’t Read More >

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Podcast: Renee Winsky, Tech Council of Maryland

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BIOtechNOW’s Tracy Cooley talks to Renee Winsky, CEO of the Tech Council of Maryland about biotech in Maryland and the upcoming BIO International Convention in Washington, DC.

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USPTO Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership Meeting

Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership Wednesday, June 8, 2011 Meeting Madison Auditorium Starting Time of 10:00 AM United States Patent and Trademark Office Alexandria, Virginia 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA, Accessing the event: Double click on the link below (or copy it into your internet browser) https://uspto.connectsolutions.com/r80345544/ Click here for detailed login instructions in MS Word. Driving & Metro Directions /Hotels (Word)   Campus Map (html)   Campus Map (Power Point) Morning Session 10:00 – 10:30 AM. Greetings, TC Update Read More >

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