Comments on NIST Proposed Revisions to Bayh-Dole Act

The Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards (NIST) has published a request for comments on changes in regulations related to the Bayh-Dole Act governing “Rights to Federally Funded Inventions and Licensing of Government Owned Inventions.” Among other items, NIST… Continue Reading

KEI Comments to NIH Proposed Exclusive License to Ziopharm for Cell Therapy Cancer Treatment

On February 9, 2021, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding the “Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: Development and Commercialization of Cell Therapies for Cancer” to Ziopharm Oncology, Inc. (Ziopharm). The… Continue Reading

KEI Comments on NIH Exclusive License to Canadian Firm EpifiZa

On Tuesday February 9, 2021, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding the “Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: Development and Commercialization of Certain Fusion Proteins and Their Use for the Treatment… Continue Reading

KEI Comments to NIH on Exclusive and Co-Exclusive Licenses to Senti Bio

Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on January 12, 2021 regarding the “Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: Development and Commercialization of Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) Therapies for the Treatment of FMS-Like… Continue Reading

KEI Comments on NIH Exclusive License to Morphiex for Cancer Treatment

(Update: The NIH provided a response to our comments on January 19, 2021) On January 12, 2021, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding the “Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: Use… Continue Reading

KEI Comments on NIH Proposed Exclusive Patent License to St. Louis University for Treatment and Prevention of Neuropathic Pain With P2Y14 Antagonists

On December 3, 2020, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) regarding the “Prospective Grant of Exclusive Patent License: Treatment and Prevention of Neuropathic… Continue Reading

KEI Comments on Proposed Exclusive License to Connectyx for Degenerative Retinal Disease Treatment

On November 6, 2020, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding the, “Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: Development of a Direct Ocular Administered Formulation of Metformin for Use in Therapeutic Treatment… Continue Reading

KEI Sues NIH over Improper Withholding of Three FOIA Requests

On September 29, 2020, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) filed a lawsuit against the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding three Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests filed by KEI. The complaint filed by KEI requests injunctive, declaratory, and other appropriate… Continue Reading

KEI and UACT Comments to NIH on Proposed Exclusive License to Connectyx

On Friday September 11, 2020, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) and the Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment (UACT) submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding the “Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: Anti-CD56 as an Antibody-Drug Conjugate… Continue Reading

KEI and UACT Comments Regarding NIH Exclusive License to ONK Therapeutics

(Update: The NIH has provided a response to our comments on August 31, 2020) On August 28, 2020, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) and the Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment (UACT) submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) “Prospective… Continue Reading