I’m excited to be attending BIO2008 Conference in San Diego this week where I’ll be participating as an on-site blogger via the BioOnTheRoad (at bioontheroad.org/) blog — similar to last year’s BIO Voice — the blog of the BIO2008 conference. It’ll be fun to see an up-to-the-minute review of some of the sights and sounds […]

BioOhio Reception: an evening at the OhiOasis June 18, 5:30-8pm @ Buster’s Beach House, Seaport Village BioOhio will be passing around cocktails, island-influenced hors d’oeuvres and some great networking opportunities at BIO 2008 with biotech and biomed industry and research leaders as well as others involved in bioscience innovation and commercialization. The evening will feature […]

Please join Governor Steven L. Beshear for a celebration of Kentucky’s biotechnology sector at the BIO 2008 International Convention next week. Governor Beshear is hosting the Commonwealth of Kentucky Reception on Thursday, June 19, from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the Marriott Hotel & Marina, Coronado Terrace, 4th Floor South Tower (333 West Harbor Drive, […]

The Baristas rock and now you can, too! Editor-in-Chief Barista, Stephen Albainy-Jenei, will be giving away some iPod Shuffles at the 2008 BIO International Convention, June 17-20, 2008 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif. Basically, all you have to do to win is be the first person to find me on […]

Before 2017, drug companies will suffer patent losses of $140 billion. Reuters, May 1, 2007 Now is the time for pharmaceutical companies – both brand name and generic – to rethink patent strategies not only in terms of this impending economic reality, but also in terms of the dramatic changes to the patent landscape on […]

See the biotechnology industry’s global reach next month. The BIO International Convention, hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), will take place June 17-20, 2008 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif. Not a small, intimate affair with attendance at more than 22,000 in 2007, with representatives from 68 countries — international […]

K&L Gates is hosting a free lunchtime webinar featuring John J. Doll, U.S. Commissioner for Patents. U.S. patent law and practice is in its most dynamic period in recent memory. The landscape of patent laws and regulations is being modified by the Courts, Congress and the USPTO. Recent changes in case law, the Patent Reform […]

The Intellectual Property Owners association (IPO) recently reported on the fifteen possible Judiciary Committee Amendments to S. 1145, that were circulated by the Judiciary Committee last week. IPO noted that the amendments do not address the most hotly debated portions of the bill. Meanwhile, IPO believes Senate leaders will attempt to pass the much-delayed, massive […]