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BIO Hosts U.S./China Biotechnology Examiner Workshop with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and China...

Press Release:   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Tuesday, April 05, 2011) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) …

USPTO to Issue Proposal for “Track One” Accelerated Patent Examination in Flexible “Three Trac...

In case you missed this last week, the USPTO will be issuing a Federal Register …

Patent backlog hinders nation's job creation

Article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel with interesting numbers.  Highlights: -Many of the missing jobs …

PTO Director Kappos Remarks at Innovation Alliance Conference: IP leads to job growth

Thank you Roger [Martin], for that kind introduction.  I would like to thank the Innovation …

BIO's IP Priorities for 2011

As we start a new year, the BIO Intellectual Property Department has determined their 2011 priorities.  …

Innovation Alliance Event “Patents, Innovation and Job Creation: A Virtuous Circle”

An event is coming up on patents, innovation and job creation at the Newseum on Friday …

USPTO Economic Research Agenda

The USPTO has a new Office of the Chief Economist and they have recently published …

Is the Myriad Case Decision and/or the DOJ Brief TRIPS Compliant?

Judge Sweet seemed to dismiss Myriad’s constitutional taking and TRIPS claims by indicating: “Finally, Myriad’s suggestion that invalidating …

BIO's Comments on proposed PTO Humanitarian Technologies and Licensing Through the Intellectual Prop...

Here are the highlights from BIO’s recent submission on the proposed PTO “Request for Comments …

Recent Federal Register Notices

 A collection of Federal Register Notices dating back to November 5th.  Mainly for Small and …