In fact, the company is concerned that there may be too much patenting
going on, Sleyster said.
Then they get snatched up by industry" In addition, the PTO hosts quarterly round tables inside its headquarters with industry representatives to discuss patenting
This short-hand approach departs radically from prior practice in gene patenting
He cited an Office of Technology Assessment estimate that biotechnology will be a $100 billion industry by the end of the century, and said that "It would be self-destructive to America's leadership position in biotechnology to allow the objections of a few opponents to lead to ill-advised restraints on the patenting
The report offers information from past experiences with patenting
of genes and proteins to secure potential drug targets by obtaining suitable patent protection and the results of a new survey of 9,972 postgenomic patents to assist the reader in predicting how soon products of genomics may reach advanced clinical trials.
This is a good example of our comprehensive approach to covering the waterfront by patenting
multiple solutions to an important problem such as this," said Michael Weiner, CEO of Biophan.
These Patent Map reports provide high-level Summary of Patent Information on patenting
activity in various technologies and industries.
Glasgow will be one of more than 50 intellectual property experts participating in the session, and will discuss the need for automation in government patenting
processes and the tools that can improve productivity in this area, as well as valuation and management of intellectual property for the commercial sector.