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National Journal Article with Senate Patent Reform Bill Text

The National Journal Tech Daily Dose has an article stating that “The Bill has been put on the Judiciary Committee’s agenda for its Jan. 27th markup.” The article has a link to the text of the proposed Patent Reform Bill.

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“Importance of new companies for drug discovery: origins of a decade of new drugs.” the Kneller Study

The Kneller study released in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery Journal (November 2010) included interesting data about the involvment of the biotechnology industry in the development of new drugs.  Kneller reviewed 252 FDA approved drugs from 1998-2007  and analyzed the country where the drug was made/discovered and whether the drug was discovered by a university, biotech, or pharma company.  Kneller then sorted the 252 drugs by novelty, priority review vs. standard review (unmet need) and by Read More >

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President Obama stresses the importance of Intellectual Property with President Hu of China

Here are some quotes on intellectual property from yesterday’s press conference with President Obama and President Hu of China. I did also stress to President Hu that there has to be a level playing field for American companies competing in China, that trade has to be fair.  So I welcomed his commitment that American companies will not be discriminated against when they compete for Chinese government procurement contracts.  And I appreciate his willingness to take Read More >

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Bayh-Dole Podcast moderated by BIO with AUTM and patient advocate

Lila Feisee, Vice President for Global Intellectual Property Policy at BIO, moderated a podcast on the benefits of the Bayh-Dole Act and the need to maintain flexibility in our nation’s technology transfer system.  She was joined by: Dr. Ashley Stevens, Special Assistant to the Vice President for Research Technology Development and Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship & Commercialization at the Boston University School of Management.  He  also serves as President of Read More >

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Senator Leahy’s remarks on Senate Judiciary’s Innovation Agenda

Here are remarks Senator Leahy made at the Newseum yesterday regarding the Senate Judiciary’s agenda for the 112th Congress.  I have inserted below his comments on promoting innovation and creating jobs.  Promoting Innovation and Creating Jobs While we continue our work to protect the taxpayers’ dollars, we must also focus on protecting American jobs.  Last year, the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously supported bipartisan efforts to stop online criminals from stealing our Nation’s intellectual property.  Online Read More >

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