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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 …

Patently Biotech’s Top Articles of 2014

It’s been a whirlwind year for IP. From international trade negotiations, to revised PTO guidelines …

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 …

Need for Patent Reform May be Overblown

Amid the cacophony of calls for patent reform legislation, mounting evidence demonstrates patent trolling may …

The Washington Post: Are Patents the Problem?

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

Synthetic Biology: The Sword in the Stone to Defeat Devastating Diseases

On July 17th, 2014 the House held a hearing titled: Subcommittee on Research and Technology …

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 …

Supreme Court Enunciates New Indefiniteness Standard

The Supreme Court has once again reversed a decision by the Federal Circuit, in this …