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Post-election Scenarios to Microbiome Therapies—Diverse Panels at 2016 BIO Investor Forum


Government policy and regulation, investment trends, latest discoveries, drug development, licensing and other topics will be covered during panel sessions at the 15th annual BIO Investor Forum Oct 18-19 in San Francisco. Among the varied educational topics covered during the conference is one that can only occur every four years: the presidential election. The presidential campaign is generating interest from all sectors of American society—and rightfully so. The decision made in November will impact all Read More >

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House Ag Committee Examines the Impacts of Mandatory GMO Labeling


On Tuesday, March 24, 2015, the House Full Committee on Agriculture held a hearing to examine the costs and impacts of mandatory biotechnology labeling laws. Witnesses included Dr. David B. Schmidt, President and CEO, International Food Information Council and Foundation, Washington, D.C.; Dr. Nina Federoff, Senior Science Advisor, OFW Law, Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Joanna Lidback, Owner, The Farm at Wheeler Mountain, Westmore, VT; Mr. Lynn Clarkson, President, Clarkson Grain Company, Inc., Cerro Gordo, IL; Mr. Thomas Dempsey, CEO, Snack Food Read More >

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Supreme Court Decision on Web Content Delivery to Impact Biotech Patents


Earlier this month, in Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc., the Supreme Court issued a decision that will likely impact patents directed to methods for treating or diagnosing diseases.  In Limelight Networks, the Court reversed the appellate court’s finding that Limelight had infringed U.S. Patent No. 6,108,703, which is assigned to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is exclusively licensed to Akamai Technologies.  In particular, the Court determined that a defendant is not liable Read More >

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