Archive for October, 2008

Journal of Commercial Biotechnology — October 2008

The July 2008 issue of the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology is now available. The links below will take you to the abstract for each paper: Volume 14, Issue 4 Editorial Continuing education in biotechnology PDF Yali Friedman Articles Can compliance help marketing and business development? PDF John Avellanet Money for nothing? Risks in biopharmaceutical companies […]

Intellectual Property Theft on the Rise

Guest content from John Avellanet, managing director and principal of Cerulean Associates: Intellectual Property Theft on the Rise By John Avellanet, Managing Director and Principal of Cerulean Associates LLC Reprinted with permission from SMARTERCOMPLIANCE™ 2(9): p 1-2 (September 2008) Nine out of ten companies do not have appropriate policies and controls in place to stop […]

Biotechnology Career Development

Two upcoming talks on biotechnology career development strategies at Johns Hopkins campuses: Homewood Campus Friday, Oct. 17th 2008 5:30-7:30pm Remsen Hall Rm 101 3400 North Charles Street East Baltimore Campus Wednesday, Oct. 22nd 2008 5:30-7:30pm Wood Basic Science Auditorium 725 Wolfe Street Signed copies of my books will also be available for sale. For more […]

Seeking experienced industry insiders for book series

I’d like to build on the success of my “Best Practices in Biotechnology…” book series by producing more edited compilations focused on discrete industry topics such as: Marketing IP management R&D management Communications etc. If you are interested in leading one of these projects and editing a topical compilation, please visit the Logos Press Submission […]

Drug Patent Expirations in October 2008

Courtesy of Drug Patent Expirations in October2008 *Drugs may be covered by multiple patents Tradename Applicant Generic Name Patent Number Patent Expiration CASODEX Astrazeneca bicalutamide 4,636,505 Oct 1, 2008 CONDYLOX Watson Pharms podofilox 5,057,616 Oct 15, 2008 COSOPT Merck dorzolamide hydrochloride; timolol maleate 4,797,413 Oct 28, 2008 ELIGARD Qlt Usa leuprolide acetate 4,938,763 Oct […]