CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office
In biopharmaceuticals, an antibody patent is one of the most valuable patents in the field.
China Science Patent & Trademark Agent Ltd
A substance can have a medical use for the diagnosis or treatment of a disease.
COHAUSZ & FLORACK
Over the past decade, the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) of the EPO has changed its case law several times on the patentability of plants (and animals) produced by essentially biological processes according to Article 53(b) of the European Patent Convention (EPC).
A year into the covid-19 pandemic, the value and importance of biotechs has been elevated considerably.
Gorodissky & Partners
According to official statistics, the pharmaceutical industry in Russia was among the industries that showed maximum growth in 2020.
Haley Guiliano LLP
The ongoing covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated the speed at which the biopharma sector can act when facing a medical emergency.
The approval of a drug does not mark the end of its development – research and development continues.
With the development of techniques such as CRISPR and increasing knowledge in the ‘omics’, science can now provide what only a few years ago looked like science fiction: personalised medicine (sometimes referred to as ‘precision medicine’ or ‘personalised healthcare’).
Lenz & Staehelin
Medical science’s battle against SARS CoV-2, the virus that causes covid-19, has been impressive.
The life sciences industry in India has improved significantly in the past three to four decades.
Liu Shen & Associates
The patent linkage system refers to the ‘linkage’ between the regulatory approval of generic drugs and the patent protection of the relevant innovative drugs.
McCarter & English, LLP
Biologics are drugs produced from microorganisms or that contain components of microorganisms (eg, antibodies, proteins, stem cells and nucleic acids) and are often made through biotechnology processes, such as gene editing and cloning.
Patents are a true form of capital: nice to have, hard to get and looking at others will rarely make you happy.
Since 19 September 2003, Mexico has been managing a patent linkage system.
Williams & Connolly LLP
Patents on processes have been a mainstay of the US patent system since its earliest days; the very first patent issued in the United States in 1790, signed by George Washington, was for “making Pot ash and Pearl ash by a new Apparatus and Process”.