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PTAB, IPRs and Uncertainty in the Patent System

The topic of inter partes reviews (IPRs) has dominated conversation in patent circles for the …

BIO's Statement Regarding SCOTUS Patent Review Decision

BIO issued the following statement following yesterday’s Supreme Court decision in the case of Cuozzo …

BIO and University Organizations offer Support of STRONG Patents Act

On March 4, 2015, Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced a new bill, The STRONG Patents …

BIO IPCC Spring Conference Program Announced

BIO’s 2015 IP Counsels Committee Spring Conference & Meeting will be held April 15-17 in …

BIO Deputy General Counsel Remarks on Revised Eligibility Guidance

Hans Sauer, BIO’s Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property recently spoke at the U.S. Patent …

BIO Coalition Submits Patent Reform Letter to Congress

BIO, alongside a coalition of patent holders and inventors, submitted a letter to the chairmen …

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, …

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 …