UPenn, Nationwide Children’s Hospital refuse to disclose which patents they licensed to Novartis for Zolgensma

Zolgensma, Novartis’s new $2.1 million gene therapy for children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), is a remarkable breakthrough with a steep price tag: the cost per child is $2.125 million. The treatment was developed using research funded by the National… Continue Reading

Bayh-Dole Act, US Manufacturing Waivers

University of Oklahoma request for U.S. Manufacturing Waiver for rHA, on the grounds that labor costs would be cheaper in China, and in subject revisions, also in Bulgaria. r_Part1_p0012-21.pdf r_r_r_1524003-01-0013_FOIA_Pratt.pdf r_r_r_UniversityofOklahomaEIR1524003-01-0018-p0009-p0052-3ms.pdf r_r_UniversityofOklahomaEIR1524003-01-0014Part1-p0002-p0010.pdf r_r_UniversityofOklahomaEIR1524003-01-0018-p0001-p0007.pdf r_r_US-Manufacturing-Waiver-1524003-01-0013-4-8-10.pdf 2011, May 5. HHS Approval of… Continue Reading

Senti Bio License for Development and Commercialization of Next Generation Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) Therapies for the Treatment of FMS-Like tyrosine kinase 3 (FLT3) Expressing Cancers

On April 29, 2019, HealthGap, Knowledge Ecology International, Public Citizen, Social Security Works and the Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment filed comments on a proposed license on National Cancer Institute patented inventions to Senti Bio, for a next generation CAR… Continue Reading

Open letter on NIST Draft Green Paper on Bayh-Dole Act Policies and Regulations

Open letter on NIST Draft Green Paper on Bayh-Dole Act Policies and Regulations 5 April 2019 FMI: Claire Cassedy, claire.cassedy@keionlineorg +1.202.332.2670 Washington, 5 April 2019 – Eleven non-governmental organizations have sent a letter to members of the US Congress, highlighting… Continue Reading