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IP Sessions at the 2015 BIO International Convention

This year’s BIO International Convention will be host to educational sessions on the latest issues …

BIO Deputy General Counsel Testifies on Patent Reform

On Wednesday, March 18, BIO’s Deputy Counsel for Intellectual Property, Hans Sauer, testified in front …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The Washington Post: Are Patents the Problem?

Tamar Haspel, food columnist for the Washington Post, looks at the issue of seed patents …