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BIO Marks Passing of Stanford Professor Emeritus John Barton: ‘Far Ahead of his Time’

On August 3, 2009, John H. Barton, George E. Osborne Professor of Law, Emeritus at Stanford Law School, passed away. BIO marks his early passing by remembering his focused personal commitment and intellectual drive to understand, teach, and shape legal science and technology policy. Barton spoke to the IP Counsels Committee at a previous IP Counsels Committee Conference, in 2008. A few of his accomplishments and goals (Stanford):   John Barton devoted his academic career to Read More >

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Innovation Alliance: Patent Holders Weigh In On Patent Reform

Check out this new video on patent reform from the Innovation Alliance.

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Vote Marks Another Step Forward on Pathway to Biosimilars

House Energy and Commerce Committee Vote Marks Another Step Forward on Pathway to Biosimilars Strong bipartisan support for inclusion of pathway in health care reform legislation Washington, D.C. (July 31, 2009) – Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement on the approval of an amendment to create a regulatory pathway for biosimilars by the House Energy and Commerce Committee in today’s mark-up of the America’s Affordable Health Choices Act Read More >

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Technology Transfer Symposium at BIO Investor Forum

   Technology Transfer Symposium: Promoting Public-Private Collaboration for Innovation Wednesday October 28, 2009 7:30 am – 12 pm PT The Palace Hotel San Francisco, CA The Technology Transfer Symposium, held in conjunction with the BIO Investor Forum, will explore the domestic and international policy challenges for professionals in university, industry, and legal areas regarding the administration of technology transfer.  This groundbreaking meeting will bring together stakeholder groups to discuss the challenges and opportunities of today’s Read More >

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New Series: Biotechnology Companies at Forefront of Global Health Innovation – Post #1: GlaxoSmithKline & Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

On July 8 2009, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced a patent pool to compile intellectual property (IP) to develop treatments for 16 tropical diseases as identified by the FDA including malaria, TB and Chagas, found in 49 Least Developed Countries as defined by the United Nations.

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