On Tuesday late afternoon, a few lone protesters across the street from the BIO2007 International Convention at the Boston convention center caught my eye as they were holding up a large banner that read: “Life Is Not Patentable.” I really wanted to know why they were against patents. I made my way over to their [...]

While attending BIO2007 in Boston on May 6-9 and will be participating as a blogger on-site at BioVoice, the BIO2007 Conference Exhibitor Hall has been jam-packed with events. With 1,900 exhibitors, 60 pavilions and 60 countries available to stop by and visit, it’s difficult to meet with all those you want and to spend enough [...]

If you or a colleague will be attending BIO 2007 in Boston, we’d like to invite you to join us for a breakfast seminar featuring four of Ohio’s premiere bioscience research institutions.  The breakfast event, entitled “Partnering with Ohio’s World-Class Research Institutions” is scheduled for Monday, May 7 from 7:45am-9:15am at M.J. O’Connor’s Irish Pub, next [...]

The Northwestern Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property is offering up a symposium this week entitled “Of BRICs and Mortar: Technological Drivers in Booming Economies“. The so-called “BRICs” are the world’s four fastest growing economies – Brazil, Russia, India, and China. This year’s Symposium will be hosted at Northwestern University School of Law on April [...]

In our knowledge-based economy, Intellectual Property (IP) management is of strategic importance as it is proving to be the primary driver of corporate earnings. According to some experts, over 85% of the market valuation of the S&P 500 is represented by intangible assets. However, as a result of budgetary constraints and the lack of an [...]

I will be on a panel discussion at the American Conference Institute’s Corporate Patent Congress 2007, which will be held in New York City on January 22 and 23. The panel will include Matt Buchanan of Promote the Progress and Doug Sorocco of PHOSITA. We will be discussing “Maximizing Your Corporate Patent Portfolio and Harnessing [...]

I will be attending the American Conference Institute’s 7th Advanced Forum on Biotech Patents: Analysis, Insights and Strategies for New Challenges in Biotech Patent Practices in Boston, MA on November 29 and 30. I will be on a panel discussion moderated by Dennis Crouch, entitled “Roundtable Wrap Up – Reviewing the Year in Patents with [...]