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BIO IPCC Spring Conference Program Announced

BIO’s 2015 IP Counsels Committee Spring Conference & Meeting will be held April 15-17 in …

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 …

USPTO Issues New Myriad Guidance

On Tuesday, December 16 the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued a revised guidance …

Patently Biotech’s Top Articles of 2014

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

BIO Coalition Submits Patent Reform Letter to Congress

BIO, alongside a coalition of patent holders and inventors, submitted a letter to the chairmen …

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 …

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 …

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 …