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BIO Hosts U.S./China Biotechnology Examiner Workshop with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and China’s State Intellectual Property Office

Press Release:   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Tuesday, April 05, 2011) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) hosted a U.S./China Biotechnology Examiner Workshop with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) and China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) on March 28, 2011 in Beijing, China. The workshop which was organized by BIO for SIPO examiners, focused on biotechnology patenting and encouraged bilateral cooperation between SIPO and the USPTO.“BIO recognizes the commitment on behalf of the Chinese Government and Read More >

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BIO’s Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Seattle Meeting Topics

Join us for BIO’s Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Meeting in Seattle April 13-15.  You can find the session topics below. Whose Rights Are They, Anyway? Implications from and a Discussion on Stanford v. Roche The pending Supreme Court review of Stanford v. Roche has brought out multiple perspectives on the disposition of ownership rights in federally funded inventions under Bayh-Dole. This session will explore the different interpretations of the Act’s provisions, and their practical implications Read More >

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A Partner in Partnering: BIO and the China Healthcare Investment Conference

If you’re attending the China Healthcare Investment Conference this month, you’ll probably notice something familiar. BIO has partnered with the Lychee Group to use the One-on-One Partnering System during their event! The event focuses on the most influential Chinese and global thought leaders to promote the development of the Chinese healthcare market, and all attendees will now be able to send requests, schedule meetings, and connect with one another in private meetings. As with all Read More >

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BIO Comments to USTR on 2011 Special 301 Review

BIO Comments to USTR on 2011 Special 301 Review (February 15, 2011) In comments to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), BIO stresses the critical importance of protecting intellectual property abroad and made recommendations about which countries to include on the Priority Watch and Watch List, which to elevate as a Priority Foreigh Country, and which countries to monitor. Read the Comments (link to http://bio.org/pdfs/BIO_2011_Special_301_Submission.pdf) Read the Press Release (link to http://bio.org/news/pressreleases/newsitem.asp?id=2011_0221_01)

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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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