BIO Comments on India Guidelines for Examining Biotechnology Applications

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments in response to the Controller General of Patents Designs and Trademarks in India on the "Draft Guidelines for Examination of Biotechnology Applications" hereafter referred to as "Draft Guidelines", or "Guidelines".

India Traditional Knowledge and Biological Material Draft Guidelines: Biotech Industry Provides Input

Given the importance of protections for basic biotechnology inventions to the survival of the biotechnology sector in India, BIO has reviewed the Guidelines and has identified specific questions, and areas for improvement.

India’s Draft National IPR Strategy: BIO Comments

(BIO) is grateful for the opportunity to provide comments on India’s Draft National IPR Strategy, hereafter referred to as "Draft Strategy".

Mexico's TPP Entry: BIO Submits Comments to USTR

BIO supports the President’s decision to include Mexico in the TPP trade negotiations. Providing effective intellectual property protection for biological products is a central focus for BIO and its members.

Canada's Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Entry: BIO Submits Comments to USTR

The Government of Canada has long been a trusted ally to the United States on agricultural biotechnology. Canada has been a like minded partner in various international fora, including joining the United States government in a successful World Trade Organization

US-EU Working Group on Jobs and Growth: BIO Submits Comments on IP


Development of the Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement: BIO Comments


IP Attache Program: BIO's Congressional Hearing Comments

The U.S. Intellectual Property Rights Attaché Program has had significant success and holds immense promise in helping to enhance IP protection abroad for U.S. interests.

Intellectual Property Encourages Collaboration, R&D in Developing Economies

The Biotechnology Industry Organization(BIO) unveiled a report on the role of intellectual property rights in encouraging upstream research and development as well as downstream commercialization of biotechnology at the 2012 BIO International Convention.

Scientific American to Host BIO International Convention Super Session to Release 4th Annual Worldview Report and Scorecard Highlighting Emerging Markets

The report will be released at a Super Session, titled "International Leaders Share Their Worldview: Scientific American's Regional Bio-Innovation Scorecard."