BIO Amicus Brief in The Medicines Company v. Hospira, Inc. (U.S. Court of Appeals)

Modern pharmaceutical and biotechnology products typically require lengthy,...

BIO and AUTM Amicus Brief in Cuozzo Speed Technologies LLC v. Michelle Lee

The questions presented in this case implicate two of the foundational legal conclusions that have allowed the PTAB, even in a relatively short time, to cut a remarkable swath...

BIO Brings UniFirst Uniform Services to BIO Members

Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2016) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has announced a new partnership with UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF), an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and facility products, to add managed uniform, protective clothing, and custom corporate image apparel programs to the BIO Business Solutions® offerings. As a supplier partner, UniFirst is now part of BIO’s exclusive Business Solutions ® program which is helping thousands of companies save on items they need to run a successful biotechnology enterprise.

BIO Applauds Advancement of GMO Labeling Bill

Legislation enhances transparency, protects farmers BIO applauds bipartisan action today by the Senate Agriculture Committee to advance a biotech food labeling solution as an alternative to a costly and confusing patchwork of state laws.

BIO Applauds Advancement of Precision Medicine Initiative

Washington, D.C. (February 26, 2016) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) Executive Vice President for Health Policy Dan Durham released the following statement regarding yesterday’s White House announcement of actions to accelerate the Precision Medicine Initiative:

BIO Congratulates Dr. Robert Califf on Confirmation as FDA Commissioner

“BIO extends our congratulations to Dr. Califf on his confirmation as Commissioner of the FDA, a job that carries tremendous responsibility in protecting public health and advancing biotechnology innovation. 

BIO Previews “Must Attend” Breakout Sessions at 13th Annual BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today announces the “must attend” Breakout Sessions for BIO’s 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. The 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology program will feature 70 sessions in eight 8 tracks over three days. This year’s conference will be held April 17-20 in San Diego, CA at the San Diego Convention Center. 

BIO Applauds Senate GMO Labeling Bill

Legislation eliminates confusion, enhances transparency

Request for Comment Extension RE: Docket No. APHIS-2014-0054 – Environmental Impact Statement; Introduction of the Products of Biotechnology

We, the undersigned organizations, appreciate the opportunity to provide comment on APHIS’ Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an environmental impact statement in connection with potential changes to APHIS biotechnology regulations (7 CFR 340). Our member organizations represent a broad cross-section of stakeholders having a significant interest in the future of U.S. agriculture, including farmers, grower groups, handlers, marketers, processors, manufacturers, distributors and exporters of agricultural products, as well as seed companies and technology providers.

BIO as Amicus Curiae supporting en banc reconsideration in Prolitec, Inc. v. ScentAir Technologies, Inc. (US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit)

BIO as Amicus Curiae supporting en banc reconsideration in Prolitec, Inc. v. ScentAir Technologies, Inc. (US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit)