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The Real Reason Why Salk Refused to Patent the Polio Vaccine

Editor’s Note: Despite the progress in polio and other diseases made possible by vaccines, today …

Brazilian Innovation: A Patent Success

The story of Acheflan highlights the role of patents in homegrown innovation in developing countries.  …

Exclusive Licenses Do Not Discourage Follow On Research

A recent study presented at the Patent Statistics for Decision Makers Conference organized at the …

IPCC Features Update on Patent Reform Implementation

The BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Fall Conference featured an update on the implementation of …

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 …

EU Stem Cell Patent Decision Hurts Science

A great article in the Economist titled European science stemmed addresses the recent and controversial decision …

Scientific American on BRIC's IP Environment

Scientific American World View issued a special report at this year’s 2011 BIO International Convention …

Myriad Genetics' actions justify a ban on gene patents?

The following information was provided by Myriad’s General Counsel during his presentation on the subject …

BIOtech NOW: The Role of Intellectual Property in Global Health

The Role of Intellectual Property in Global Health BIO is committed to increase access to …

Foley & Lardner article on the history of the Chinese Bayh-Dole Act

China Bayh-Dole Act: A Framework Fundamental to Achieving the Economic Potential of China’s National Patent …