Posts Tagged: vaccine


How Misaligned Incentives Are Now Killing Us

Today, like so much of the rest of the world, the United States is faced with many shortages due to the coronavirus pandemic, including personal protective equipment, …
By Andrew Berks & Gene Quinn
3 months ago 19

Pity the Patients if Exclusive Licensing is Undermined

We've learned from experience that just because a theory's off base doesn't mean it won't take root, particularly when it involves patents and medicine. "No Vaccines Before …
By Joseph Allen
3 years ago 1

The Plight of the Public Sector Entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur isn't easy. While it is a tough road for anyone, it's particularly tough if you're in the public sector and threatened by politicians... Rather, …
By Joseph Allen
3 years ago 1

Patent issued on vaccine for one of the most common causes of bronchiolitis and pneumonia

Respiratory syncytial virus, commonly referred to simply as RSV, is a highly contagious viral disease and is one of the most common causes of bronchiolitis and pneumonia. …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 1

Passage of the 21st Century Cures Act and its Potential Implications on Biodefense

With the Cures Act now signed into law, the incoming Trump administration has an opportunity to advance the broad-spectrum medical countermeasure goal set forth by the U.…
By Jim Joyce
4 years ago 3

Closer than ever to a malaria vaccine

The malaria vaccine may have the capability to prevent millions of cases of malaria, especially in young children who are incredibly susceptible to the parasitic disease. Studies …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

The Ebola Outbreak and Current State of Vaccine Development

It is tough to overstate the connection between the development of vaccines and public health, however. Since the use of vaccinations was first introduced by English physician …

Successful Phase 1 Trial for Parkinson’s Vaccine

The study looked at groups of patients receiving various levels of the PD01A vaccine and evaluated them over a 12-month period. Patients receiving the vaccine were …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

Eli Lilly Obtains Patent on SARS Vaccine

Not all of Eli Lilly and Company’s developments are strictly related to human health. Today’s featured patent application discusses a form of dietary additive for …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

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 …

Unprecedented T-Cell Immune Responses in Human Trial of DNA Vaccine for Cervical Dysplasia and Cancer Caused by HPV

While success in Phase I is critical, there are substantial hurdles to overcome yet before this vaccine could reach the market. Nevertheless, such a promising cancer vaccine …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 1

The Making of a Good Patent Related Press Release

One of the most frustrating things I encounter when blogging is finding a really great story courtesy of a press release and then realizing that the press …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 6

Vaccine Patent Politics and The Swine Flu

It would appear as if the swine flu virus, known in the scientific community as the H1N1 virus (so named because of the surface proteins), is …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 6