Biden Administration’s $3.5 Billion Purchase Agreement with Pfizer for International Vaccine Donation

On September 22, 2021, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) obtained a copy of the $3.5 billion contract between the U.S. government and Pfizer to purchase 500 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for international donation to low- and middle-income countries. The… Continue Reading

Failures to disclose government funding associated with Doudna patents related to “Methods and compositions for RNA-directed target DNA modification and for RNA-directed modulation of transcription

PDF version of letter to NIH. Failure2disclose-Doudna-patents-12oct2020 October 12, 2020 Michelle Bulls Director Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration (OPERA) National Institutes of Health Via Email: RE: Failures to disclose government funding associated with patents related to “Methods… Continue Reading

KEI Comments to the NIH on Exclusive License of AAV Technology to Children’s Medical Research Institute in Australia

Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) submitted comments on Wednesday July 14, 2021 to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding the “Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: Adeno-Associated Virus Polynucleotides, Polypeptides and Virions” (86 FR 34246). The rights to technology… Continue Reading