Posts Tagged: NIH


Around and Around We Go: The Drug Development Debate

Every once and a while we get a clear example of the gulf between those battling over important public policy issues and can understand why the public …
9 months ago 4

Hunting Bayh-Dole Vampires

The government is funding basic research at universities, not drug development. Bayh-Dole allows schools to own resulting inventions and license them for commercialization. These discoveries are more …
1 year ago 1

NIH Gets It Right: Bayh-Dole is not for Price Controls

The National Institutes of Health recently made its long anticipated ruling on a petition seeking to use the “march in” provisions of the Bayh-Dole Act as a …
2 years ago 1

High Noon for Bayh-Dole

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) asked NIH in a July 12 letter to force compulsory licensing of Myriad’s BRCA breast and ovarian cancer genetic test …
2 years ago 3

Time to Take a Stand

If you’re paying attention at all, you must have noticed that there are forces out there who just don’t like what you do. Some say …
2 years ago 6

Patent Deals, Licenses and Settlements – December 2012

Without doubt, the biggest patent deal of the month related to Kodak's sale of its non-core patent portfolio to Intellectual Ventures, RPX and others for $525 million. But …
3 years ago 0

Patents for Humanity Announced at White House Event

I had the honor of being invited to the White House today for the Innovation for Global Development Event, which was held in support of the President’…
4 years ago 13

The Enactment of Bayh-Dole, An Inside Perspective

We caught the tide-- but just barely. That the Bayh-Dole Act passed was amazing. That it passed in a lame duck session of Congress with its principal …
5 years ago 0

Exclusive Interview: Senator Birch Bayh on Bayh-Dole at 30

At IPWatchdog.com we will spend the next month celebrating Bayh-Dole. We kick off our month long celebration of Bayh-Dole with an exclusive interview with the chief …
5 years ago 3