A nonprofit cancer research institute has sued biotechnology company Agios and one of its cofounders for more than $1 billion, alleging they took intellectual property developed at the institute and used it to start a for-profit business. The Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute, part of the Abramson Cancer Center at the University […]

The USPTO is seeking nominations for the 2012 Medal of Technology and Innovation (NMTI), the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement, bestowed by the President of the United States on America’s leading innovators. A nomination form and detailed information about submission requirements can be downloaded here. All completed nominations must be submitted to the USPTO […]

What: American Conference Institute’s Advanced Summit on Medical Device Patents. A medical device specific intellectual property conference to provide you with practical and tactical strategies for patent filings and challenges, which are more critical than ever in this time of sweeping change. In response to the challenges facing the device industry in this daunting economic […]