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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 …

BIO Submits Amicus Briefs in Braintree v. Novel, Gilead v. Natco, and Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Teva P...

BIO has submitted briefs in three recent cases which could significantly impair drug and biotechnology …

PTO Patent Examinations in the wake of Mayo and Myriad

Biotech patent applicants are finding themselves in uncharted waters.   After the Supreme Court’s decisions …

BIO Submits Comments on “Myriad” PTO Patent Guidance

On July 31st, BIO, alongside a group of international bioindustry trade associations submitted comments to …

What International Trade Agreements Have to Do with Innovation

Innovation is not just the life-blood of the biotech industry, it is the very premise …