Author Archive: Roy Zwahlen

Roy Zwahlen

Roy is Associate Counsel at BIO and the main contributor for Patently Biotech. He is a lawyer by training, with a background in international and national politics. He grew up in the developing world and believes that innovation can and does solve many of the world’s problems. Because of this, his work focuses on creating a worldwide policy environment that fosters innovation in the biotechnology sector to prevent and cure diseases such as HIV, to increase crop yields to feed more people, and to decrease the harmful effects of industry on the environment. Roy spends his free time keeping up with his three kids, a wife that knows everything (no joke), and serving in his church and broader community. Learn more about Roy from his Linkedin Profile.

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China IP Forum to Bring Third Patent Amendment Face-to-Face with Biotechnology Concerns

Emerging markets, particularly the China market, have become a strategic area for pharmaceutical and chemical companies and law firms. China’s lawmakers adopted third revision of the law recently, which will bring a number of substantial changes to the Chinese patent system.

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BIO 2009: How Biotech Helps Heal, Fuel, and Feed the World

I’ll be writing updated about the top IP events at the 2009 BIO International Convention (convention.bio.org).

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Why Blog about Intellectual Property? BIO Policy Briefing Raises the IP Social Media Question

I see a future for patent blogs to provide news on different areas of interest and for different audiences, painting a picture of the diversity of industries working on solutions to heal, fuel, and feed the world.

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BIO IP News Weekly for May 1, 2009

Click here to read BIO’s IP News Weekly for the week of May 1, 2009. For more information about BIO, visit www.bio.org.

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BIO Home Video: The Promise of Personalized Medicine

A short interview with Dr. Daryl Pritchard, Director, Research Programs Advocacy, BIO, about how personalized medicine innovation provides opportunities for sustainable healthcare reform.

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