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225th Anniversary of First U.S. Patent

225 years ago last Friday the first U.S. patent was issued to Samuel Hopkins for …

Updated Legal and Regulatory Frameworks Needed for Biosimilars

Biosimilars raise novel and complex questions of science and law that require updated legal and …

Patent Reform Legislation Off The Table For Now

If the mainstream media is to be believed, the patent system is broken.  This notion …

Universities Express Concerns About Recently Passed House “Innovation Act”

Earlier this month, the House passed the Innovation Act (H.R. 3309), which seeks to address …

Emerging Company Policy Deconstructed: Fostering Innovation Act (H.R. 2629)

In a nutshell: Representative Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA) introduced H.R. 2629, the Fostering Innovation Act, to …

Innovation Act Passed By House

The Innovation Act (H.R. 3309), which is intended to reduce frivolous patent-related litigation, was passed …

Innovation Act Threatens Biotech Innovation

BIO has grave concerns regarding the Innovation Act (H.R. 3309), as reported by the House Judiciary Committee. …