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225th Anniversary of First U.S. Patent

225 years ago last Friday the first U.S. patent was issued to Samuel Hopkins for …

USPTO Issues New Myriad Guidance

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

BIO Submits Comments on “Myriad” PTO Patent Guidance

On July 31st, BIO, alongside a group of international bioindustry trade associations submitted comments to …

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 …

Celebrating 30 Years of Biotechnology Innovation: From Diamond v. Chakrabarty to Today

David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent …

House Patent Reform Bill, HR 1249, still has the Administration's and BIO's support

The White House, Office of Management and Budget, Office of Science and Technology Policy, and …

BIO and USPTO Trace the Journey of Biotech Inventions

BIO will be co-hosting an event with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) …

BIO and USPTO Trace the Journey of Biotech Inventions

BIO will be co-hosting an event with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) …

USPTO Remains Open for Six Business Days if Government Shuts Down

Press Release, 11-26 USPTO Prepares for Possible Government Shutdown In the event of a government …