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BIO IP & Diagnostics Conference – Is the Titanic Turning Around?

On September 28th, I will be moderating a panel on patenting diagnostic tests – and related subject matter – such as methods of medical treatment, at BIO’s annual IP & Diagnostics Symposium in Alexandria, VA. At the beginning of 2018, … Continue reading

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BIO Provides Supplemental Comments on PTO s.101 Guidelines

BIO recently generated a letter to the PTO on the March 6th Guidelines on the patent-eligibility of subject matter in the life sciences, particularly “natural products.” BIO invited a group of in-house and private practitioners to comment on the Guidelines … Continue reading

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FDA Publishes “Purple Book” for Biologicals/Biosimilars

In a major move to get organized for the oncoming wave of biosimilar applications, the FDA has published a “Purple Book” listing licensed (e.g., approved) biologicals and licensed interchangeable biosimilars. Rather than summarize the contents table of the book, linked … Continue reading

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101 Rejections Under the Guidelines: Mayo and Myriad “Go Viral”

This is a guest post from Hans Sauer, Deputy General Counsel, Intellectual Property for BIO. “Recently, I set out to find real-world examples of recent rejections under the USPTO Guidance, to do my own sampling rather than rely on reported … Continue reading

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