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NIH Licensing Efforts Target Start-Ups

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has developed a new short-term licensing arrangement they hope …

Exclusive Licenses Do Not Discourage Follow On Research

A recent study presented at the Patent Statistics for Decision Makers Conference organized at the …

BIO's Prometheus v. Mayo Amicus Brief Filed

BIO filed an amicus brief in the Prometheus v. Mayo Clinic case.  In this case …

IPCC Features Update on Patent Reform Implementation

The BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Fall Conference featured an update on the implementation of …

The Critical Importance of International Patent Protection for Small Businesses

As part of the implementation of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, the U.S. Patent and …

Commercialization and Job Creation in the Biotechnology Sector

It’s tough presenting programs on technology transfer because so much has already been said that …

EU Stem Cell Patent Decision Hurts Science

A great article in the Economist titled European science stemmed addresses the recent and controversial decision …

KORUS and BIO's New Senior Vice President for International Affairs

Earlier this week, Joseph Damond joined BIO as Senior Vice President of International Affairs.  He …

Australian Senate Committee Recommends Against Banning 'Gene Patents'

The Australian Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee recommended against the Patent Amendment (Human …

Technology Transfer Symposium in San Francisco

In the midst of turbulent economic times, and at a moment when the U.S. is …