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Indian Patents Ensure Wide Access to Drugs, Without Raising Prices

Two recent studies on Indian drugs have shown that patent protection does not dramatically increase …

Patent Trolls and Nigerian Scammers

What do patent trolls and Nigerian princes have in common? Two things come to mind. …

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 …

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 …

Patent Cases Down by 40% in 2014

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

Should the USPTO Allow the Patenting of Living Organisms?

Last year, a question was submitted to the GMO advocacy website GMOAnswers about whether or …

Detailed Report Examines the Crucial Role of Patents in Genetic Testing

In The Critical Role of Patents in the Development, Commercialization, and Utilization of Innovative Genetic …

BIO Submits Amicus Briefs in Braintree v. Novel, Gilead v. Natco, and Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Teva P...

BIO has submitted briefs in three recent cases which could significantly impair drug and biotechnology …