Posts Tagged: lung cancer


The Unpredictable Prospects of Patenting Cancer Innovation

Art Unit 1618 and 1621 are both identified as relating to “organic compounds – part of the class 532-570 series.” However, the patenting probability for cancer related applications is markedly …

Eli Lilly patent covering Alimta lung cancer treatment upheld in final written decision from PTAB

On Thursday, October 5th, a final written decision issued by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) upheld a series of 22 claims from a patent owned by …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 0

Blue Ribbon Panel of Advisors Announced for Biden Cancer Moonshot Initiative

Earlier this week the National Cancer Institute (NCI), which is part of the National Institutes of Health, announced a Blue Ribbon Panel of scientific experts, cancer leaders, …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 5

Bolder initiatives needed to take next steps in fight against cancer

February 4 is World Cancer Day... There has been steady progress made in the history of treating cancers of many types since the administration of former U.S …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 4

Federal funding for a cancer moonshot is not a terrible idea

To hear Ars Technica say it is ''a terrible idea'' to devote increased funding in order to eradicate cancer is astonishing on many levels. As part of …

Genetic and Stem Cell Therapies to Treat Cancers

There are certainly some signs for hope. One of them came recently from Princeton University, where graduate students worked on a project which identified a treatment for …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Pfizer Focuses Recent Patent Activity on Antibacterial Agents

Patent applications recently published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office show that Pfizer’s recent development goals have focused on a broad spectrum of diseases …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Biotech and Pharma Update: January 2014

Kava Plant May Prevent Cigarette Smoke-induced Lung Cancer *** Conditional Approval for Treatment of T-cell Lymphoma in Dogs *** All-Oral, Interferon-Free Therapy for the Treatment of Hepatitis C Genotype 1 *** …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 1

Patent Granted on Long-Acting Drug for Multiple Sclerosis

The conjugates covered by this patent could enable less frequent and better tolerated dosing of one of the most widely used treatments worldwide for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0

US Oncologists Report Crucial Cancer Drug Shortages

The mantra of the anti-patent community is nearly in unison on the issue of patented drugs. Of course, everyone wants drugs to be developed, but no one …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0