June 1, 2016|
A petition recently filed with the Supreme Court triggers renewed debate about the role of patents in the diagnostics sector.
June 1, 2016|
January 19, 2016|
Critics have harsh words for the Broad Institute’s Eric Lander and Cell over a recent perspective piece describing the history of CRISPR.
November 18, 2015|
What’s in store for commercialization grants at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research?
January 29, 2015|
Celebrating lab techs; Myriad settles suits; publish in top-tier journals or perish
September 1, 2014|
It’s never too early to start thinking about intellectual property rights—even for biologists doing basic research.
June 17, 2014|
Myriad Genetics, the company originally behind tests for the cancer-associated BRCA mutations, is suing another competitor for patent infringement.
August 23, 2013|
The importance of smORFs; America Invents Act and innovation in biotech; birds adjust their behavior to avoid cars; in defense of fundamental science
August 21, 2013|
The America Invents Act (AIA) was a step in the right direction for US competitiveness and open innovation.
October 1, 2012|
A global R&D treaty could boost innovation and improve the health of the world’s poor—and rich.
September 5, 2012|
Two lawsuits against prominent researcher Craig Thompson for allegedly failing to share intellectual property with his institution lead to a licensing agreement on cancer diagnostics.