ide·a·tion \ˌī-dē-ˈā-shən\ noun (c. 1818): the capacity for or the act of forming or entertaining ideas. BIOSTART, a life science start-up center, invites you to participate in an ideation seminar, a practical and fun way to identify possible products or services that you can develop through a new start-up company. If you know someone who […]

BIO Conference attendee Cynthia Shippam-Brett picked up an Apple (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition iPod shuffle after being the first person to find me on the Exhibitor Hall floor at Bio2009 and ask for the Patent Baristas’ iBarista iPod. Cynthia is a member of the Intellectual Property Group in the Vancouver office of Gowlings. While her […]

Where will all the bloggers be during BIO?  Apparently, they’ll all be at a lot of social functions: BIO International Convention Bloggers Meetup Monday, May 18, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm A special happy-hour for bloggers at the 2009 BIO International Convention. They’ll have lots of fun giveaways, courtesy of Georgia World Congress Center […]

The Patent Baristas are rocking BIO again and you can, too!  Editor-in-Chief Barista, Stephen Jenei, will be giving away some iPod Shuffles at the 2009 BIO International Convention, May 18-21 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. Basically, all you have to do to win is be the first person to find me […]

The Gowlings Life Sciences Industry Group is graciously hosting a WebEx webinar on protecting your intellectual property rights and extracting value from your IP. What: Protecting your Intellectual Property in Turbulent Times When: Thursday, May 14th 12:00p.m. -1:00 p.m. Pacific Time 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 pm. Eastern Time Agenda: Protecting your intellectual property is always […]

See how biotech innovations help heal, fuel, and feed the world.  The 2009 BIO International Convention will take place this month over May 18-21, 2009, Monday-Thursday, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Not a small, intimate affair, the BIO International Convention draws approximately 20,000 industry leaders from 60 countries. This year, the […]

The saga of the PTO’s rulemaking authority continued on March 20, 2009 when the Federal Circuit issued its 55 page decision in Tafas v. Doll holding that aside from the rule limiting continuations, the other rule changes were procedural in nature and the PTO does have the rule-making authority to implement the rules limiting the […]

From 21st to 23rd June 2009, the 2nd IP Business Congress, will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago.  Hosted by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine, the IP Business Congress is designed for senior business executives responsible for the creation and management of IP value inside corporations, as well as those who advise […]