KEI Comments on NIH Exclusive License to Kriya Therapeutics for Diabetes and Obesity Treatment

On Tuesday April 28, 2020, KEI submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding the “Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: AAV Mediated Exendin-4 Gene Transfer to Salivary Glands To Protect Subjects From Diabetes or Obesity” (85… Continue Reading

Comments on NIH Prospective Exclusive License on Diabetes Treatments

Update. NIH sent us a 147 word response on November 23, 2018: NIH to KEI regarding Ovensa 23 NOV 2018. The brief reply states that “Prior to posting notices of a proposed grant of exclusive commercialization licenses, the NIH determines… Continue Reading

Draft UN non-communicable diseases (NCDs) Declaration, Sept 18 version

On September 18, 2018, negotiations closed on what may be the final draft of the “Political Declaration of the third high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases.” The Declaration addresses the measures UN… Continue Reading

KEI and T1International comments on the prospective grant of an exclusive license to Inversago Pharma, Inc

On August 20, 2018, KEI and T1International filed comments to the NIH regarding the prospective grant of an exclusive license to Inversago Pharma, a firm headquartered in Canada. According to the Federal Register notice 83 FR 38707, the NIH exclusive… Continue Reading

2016: KEI objections to NIH licenses to Vital Spark, Kalytera Therapeutics, CB1 receptor mediating compounds

(More on government funded inventions here. Other KEI comments on NIH licenses are found here.) May 4, 2016 Betty Tong, Ph.D. Senior Licensing and Patenting Manager Technology Advancement Office National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases 12A South… Continue Reading