Bioengineering news +
Treeway and Cedars-Sinai to develop ALS gene treatment
07 December 2015 | Rotterdam
Biotech company Treeway has entered a licence agreement with the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute to develop gene therapy for amytrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)... readmore

Pfizer and Allergan to create pharma giant
23 November 2015 | New York
Pfizer has agreed a $160 billion deal to buy Allergan and create the world’s largest pharmaceutical company by sales... readmore

Celgene finally bags a win against hedge fund
19 November 2015 | Washington DC
Biotech firm Celgene has survived the latest challenge to its patent portfolio from the hedge fund manager-backed Coalition for Affordable Drugs... readmore

Google and AHA invest $50 million in heart disease
18 November 2015 | Orlando
The American Heart Association (AHA) and Google Life Sciences have entered a $50 million collaboration to jointly tackle heart disease, heart failure and sudden cardiac death... readmore

Abbott gets grey goods ban
17 November 2015 | New York
Abbott Laboratories has obtained an injunction preventing 57 US wholesale distributors from selling imported diabetic strips... readmore

UK court grants Lyrica generic injunction
12 November 2015 | London
The English High Court has ordered an injunction blocking the sale of a generic version of an anti-epileptic drug to be left in place... readmore

USTR confirms five to eight years for clinical data
09 November 2015 | Washington DC
The US Trade Representative has finally released the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership... readmore

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Matters of import
20 January 2016
Alireza Behrooz of Merchant & Gould and Nick Phillips of Edwin Coe discuss parallel importation of pharmaceuticals in the US and Europe readmore

Raising the bar
16 December 2015
Amendments to the US Civil Rules of Procedure could dissuade some non-practicing entities from targeting technology-rich sectors readmore

Making connections
02 December 2015
Changes are coming to the UK Patent Box to meet new international standards readmore

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06 January 2016
Australia’s IP system has come under the spotlight as the government considers possible reforms. Naomi Pearce and Nigel Lokan of K&L Gates speak to Tammy Facey readmore

11 September 2015
Mohan Dewan and Disha Dewan of R K Dewan & Co report on the ban on any changes to patent specifications or claims at the time of national phase entry via the Patent Cooperation Treaty in India readmore

11 September 2015
The fear that natural products would be privatised soon, or one cannot study a product of nature and benefit from it if another legally possesses it, is always in the minds of all stakeholders. D. Calab Gabriel and Maria Gabriel of Lex IP Care discuss the patenting of natural bio-materials in India readmore

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Terry Mahn
Fish & Richardson
03 February 2016
Terry Mahn of Fish & Richardson discusses the issues still to be resolved in the Food and Drug Administration’s proposed naming system for biosimilars readmore

Rogelio Nicandro
Romulo LLP
04 November 2015
Rogelio Nicandro of Romulo LLP offers some handy tips for stopping trademark infringement in the Philippines readmore

Grant Shoebridge
Shelston IP
04 November 2015
Grant Shoebridge of Shelston IP unpacks the Australian High Court’s Myriad decision readmore

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