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

KEI Comments Regarding NIH Exclusive License to PreciThera

(Update: The NIH provided a response to our comments on August 24, 2020) On August 20, 2020, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) submitted comments regarding the prospective grant of an exclusive license by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to PreciThera,… Continue Reading

KEI and UACT Comments Regarding NIH Exclusive License to Cytovia for CAR Technology

On August 14, 2020, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) and the Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment (UACT) submitted comments to the NIH’s “Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: Allogeneic Therapy Using Chimeric Antigen Receptors Targeting GPC3” (85 FR 45912). The… Continue Reading

KEI Comments Regarding NIH Exclusive License to RNAceuticals for Anti-HIV Antibodies

On July 27, 2020, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding the “Prospective Grant of Exclusive Patent Commercialization License: N6, a Novel, Broad, Highly Potent HIV-Specific Antibody and a Broadly Neutralizing Human Anti-HIV… Continue Reading

Joint Comments Regarding NIH Exclusive License to Ziopharm Oncology for Cell Therapy

(Update: The NIH provided a response to our comments on July 16, 2020) On July 6, 2020, Knowledge Ecology International and the Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment submitted joint comments regarding the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) proposed exclusive license… Continue Reading

Joint Comments on Two NIH Exclusive Licenses to CAR Therapy to Vor Biopharma and Senti Bio

On June 15, 2020, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) and the Union for Affordable Cancer Treatments (UACT) submitted joint comments to the National Institutes of Health regarding two prospective exclusive patent licenses: “Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: Development and… Continue Reading

KEI and UACT Comments Regarding NIH Exclusive License to Retargeted Therapeutics for Cancer Treatment

Update: The NIH sent a response to our comments, available here. The response fails to address the glaring lack of information available regarding Retargeted Therapeutics. On June 8, 2020, Knowledge Ecology International and the Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment (UACT)… Continue Reading