Balancing a company’s duty to shareholders with the public responsibility to provide lifesaving treatments is a constant challenge, as Issi Rozen, chief business officer at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, tells LSIPR.
The healthcare industry and governments around the world are turning to precision medicine as an opportunity and a potential saviour. Daniel Lim of Kirkland & Ellis discusses the issues around translating the promise of precision medicine into real world clinical practice.
As Mexico prepares for a presidential election in 2018, pharma IP owners are hoping that the progress made in trade negotiations is not undone. Hector Chagoya of Becerril Coca & Becerril reports.
It is certain that both inter partes and post-grant reviews will continue to shape the landscape for biologics patents and biosimilars, says Jennifer Fox of Brinks Gilson & Lione.
Artificial intelligence is being used increasingly in the pharma and biotech industries, and questions are being asked about the legal status of innovations created by the technology, as MaryAnne Armstrong of Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch reports.
In India, there are two core areas of the antibody patenting field that are unsettled and need correcting, as Archana Shanker and Nupur Maithani of Anand and Anand explain.
The Indian Patent Office has attempted to bridge the divide between the laws on patents and biological diversity, but instead it created a maze of problems, says Vidisha Garg of Anand and Anand.
There may be a path through the CRISPR patent jungle, but there are many obstacles still in the way, say European academics Timo Minssen, Esther van Zimmeren and Jakob Wested.
The ChinaBio Partnering Forum, which will be held in Suzhou from April 25 to 26, is celebrating its tenth anniversary and is expected to attract pharma and biotech companies from around the world.
The 12th annual BIO-Europe Spring conference, to be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on March 12 to 14, 2018, will allow key players in the biotech industry to come together, as Catherine Moreno Finan reports.