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Statement On U.S. Supreme Court Review Of Isolated DNA Patents

Jun 13 2013
The SCOTUS decision represents a departure from judicial and PTO precedent supporting patentability of DNA molecules. The decision could create business uncertainty for a range of inventions.

2013 BIO World Congress to Feature Focus on Investment Opportunities in Clean Tech

Jun 12 2013
The 10th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology will host the Clean Tech Investor Sessions featuring innovative industrial biotechnology companies selected to present to an elite audience of investors and analysts. 

Statement from Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) on the Carman-Vlieger “Pig” Study

Jun 11 2013
There are several aspects of this report that deserve further scrutiny.

BIO Applauds Senate Passage of 2013 Farm Bill

Jun 11 2013
BIO applauded the Senate version of the Farm Bill, which includes robust mandatory funding for Energy Title programs and eligibility for renewable chemicals.

Biosimilars Legislation Introduced To Notify Patients of Changes to Prescriptions

Jun 10 2013
BIO and Delaware Biocommend the State Senate for introducing legislation designed to  address the regulatory issues related to the interchangeability of biological medicines.

Governor Kitzhaber Signs Legislation to Create Pathway for Substitution of Biologic Drugs

Jun 7 2013
Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber signed legislation on Thursday, June 6 designed to address the regulatory issues related to the interchangeability of biological medicines.

BIO, Coalition Thank Reps. Kaptur and Braley for Rural Energy Investment Act

Jun 6 2013
Reps. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) and 11 original co-sponsors introduced the Rural Energy Investment Act, to provide robust mandatory funding and extend eligibility to renewable chemicals in Farm Bill renewable energy and energy efficiency programs.

New Florida Law Takes a Major Step in Promoting Access to Biologic Medicines

Jun 5 2013
House Bill 365, signed by Governor Rick Scott, contains four of BIO’s five principles on biologic product substitution

BIO’s World Congress on Industrial Biotech Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Jun 4 2013
The 2013 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology this June 16-19 in Montreal, Canada at the Palais des congrès de Montréal will mark the event’s 10th anniversary. 

Repeal of Florida’s Renewable Fuel Standard Will Stifle Innovation, Investment and Jobs, BIO Says

Jun 3 2013
Florida's repeal of the state Renewable Fuel Standard could chill investment, innovation and job creation within the state's biotechnology industry.