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New Patented Drugs Save Us All Money and Help Those in Dire Need

New patented drugs actually save the United States and its citizens lots of money. In …

India Compulsory License: A Times of India Article Says It's Not Helping the Poor

India recently issued a compulsory license on Bayer’s liver and kidney cancer drug (Sorafenib) with …

Mayo v. Prometheus: BIO Statement on Supreme Court Decision

By Hans Sauer, Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property, Biotechnology Industry Organization We are surprised and …

Patent "Ever-Greening": Novartis Confronts Patent Myth in India

India’s ‘increased efficacy’ patentability requirement for medicines prevents an improved form of a known drug …

Patents for Humanity

By David Kappos, Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Originally Published on …

PTO Genetic Testing Study: What's Patents Got to Do with It

The USPTO held a hearing on February 16 to collect testimony from interested parties to …

Biotech IP Challenges Around the World: BIO’s Special 301 Submission

BIO recently submitted its Special 301 Submission highlighting intellectual property (IP) challenges around the world.  …

Patent Awards for Humanitarian Ventures

The USPTO recently announced the Patents for Humanity Challenge which awards patent owners and licensees …

Is the Polio Vaccine an Anti-Patent Success Story?

By Hans Sauer, Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property, Biotechnology Industry Organization Question from a Reader: …

Managing in a Cost-Constrained Environment

By Jill E. Sackman, D.V.M., Ph.D., Senior Consultant, and Matt Levy, J.D., Business Analyst, at …