How to Protect a Drug Patent?

September 11, 2017

Sell it to a Native American Tribe. The drugmaker Allergan announced Friday that it had transferred its patents on a best-selling eye drug to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe in upstate New York — an unusual gambit to protect the drug from a patent dispute

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Watch now (video). Diverse and innovative projects led by investigators from across the Johns Hopkins University explore contemporary ethical issues, from climate change to social justice.

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First in a series of Q&A’s on projects within the JHU Exploration of Practical Ethics Program. Erik Helzer and Andrew Talle’s project asks “When is specialized training ‘worth it’?”

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When is $100 million not $100 million? When it’s a proxy, maybe even something akin to a bet. The nice, round figure is the target initial public offering value for Editas Medicine, a biotechnology firm with a mission of using gene editing to treat disease

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23andMe, the Google-backed personal genetics startup, will no longer just sell tests to consumers, or genetic data to pharmaceutical companies. This morning, it announced that it plans to start inventing medicines itself

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The AP reports Disneyland officials sent emails to officials about language to use when talking about the park, outbreak

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