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BIO and Universities Caution Against Innovation Act, Emphasize the Need for Patent Protection

In light of House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte’s (R-VA) re-introduction of the Innovation Act, …

BIO Deputy General Counsel Remarks on Revised Eligibility Guidance

Hans Sauer, BIO’s Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property recently spoke at the U.S. Patent …

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 …

Should the USPTO Allow the Patenting of Living Organisms?

Last year, a question was submitted to the GMO advocacy website GMOAnswers about whether or …

The Critical Importance of International Patent Protection for Small Businesses

As part of the implementation of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, the U.S. Patent and …