KEI Comments Regarding NIH Exclusive License to Progeria Research Foundation for Ultra-Rare Disease Treatment

Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) filed comments on July 27, 2021 regarding the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) “Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: Oligonucleotides Analogues Targeting Human LMNA “lamin A” Gene” (86 FR 36563). The inventions are currently co-owned… Continue Reading

KEI Comments to NIH Regarding Proposed Exclusive License to PTC Therapeutics for Gene Therapy

On July 27, 2021, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) commented on the “Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: RP2 AAV-Based Gene Human Therapy for Ocular Diseases and Disorders Including XLRP” (86 FR 36565). The National Institutes of Health (NIH) intends… Continue Reading

KEI Comments Regarding NIH Proposed Exclusive License to Yeda

(Update: The NIH provided the following response on July 30, 2021.) Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Cancer Institute (NCI) regarding the “Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: High ASS1 Expressing… Continue Reading

KEI comments to FDA on Prospective Exclusive Patent License for Diagnostic for SARS, SARS-CoV-2, Other Viruses, Bacteria and Bacterial Serovar, to Advion

To: Ken Millburne Technology Transfer Program Food and Drug Administration Via email: Kenneth.millburne@fda.hhs.gov From: James Love Knowledge Ecology International 1621 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 500 Washington, DC 20009 https://keionline.org Date: November 30, 2020 Re: Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent… Continue Reading

Regeneron $450 million contract with Advanced Technology International has Patent Rights Clause that Narrows Government Rights in Patented Inventions

A contract between Regeneron and Advanced Technology International (ATI) involving $450 million in taxpayer funding uses the “Other Transactions Authority” or OTA, to avoid Bayh-Dole safeguards on patent rights. ATI is entering into purchase agreements on behalf of the Department… Continue Reading