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New Report Emphasizes the Role of Patent Protection in the Global Diffusion of New Drugs

A new report from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) has determined that strong …

Patents Not an Issue in the Fight Against Ebola

As of October 23,2014 more than 4,900 people have died from the current Ebola outbreak, …

Need for Patent Reform May be Overblown

Amid the cacophony of calls for patent reform legislation, mounting evidence demonstrates patent trolling may …

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Story on Use of Surrogate Measures

Earlier this week, John Fauber of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel wrote an article on measures …

BIO Submits Joint Supplemental Comments on the USPTO March Guidance

Last week BIO, alongside a number of member companies and private individuals, submitted supplemental comments …

Richard Pops: A Greater Patient Voice in Drug Development

In the October issue of MedNous, Alkermes’ CEO Richard Pops writes about the move toward …

Patent Cases Down by 40% in 2014

The number of new patent cases filed in federal court has dropped by an astonishing …

Ebola Highlights Importance of Vaccine Development in Protecting Global Health

The current Ebola crisis shows how government regulators and research institutions, global health organizations, and …

Center for Medicine in the Public Interest Challenges Accuracy of 60 Minutes Cancer Story

This week, the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest issued a press release criticizing …

Tony Coelho: A Patient Advocate's Perspective on Paying for Value

Yesterday, Health Affairs published an op-ed by Tony Coelho, Former Member of the U.S. House …