Archive for March, 2010

Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Award Deadline Extended

The deadline for nominations to the Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Award, which I will be helping judge, has been extended to March 31, 2010. All Maryland Incubator and Incubator affiliate companies are invited to apply. The website to apply is http://www.mdincubatoraward.com/2010/2010_nominationform.aspx More information is at http://www.mdincubatoraward.com


Coming soon – Get to Market Now!

Coming soon, a book by frequent BiotechBlog contributor, John Avellanet. In this new book — Get to Market Now! Turn FDA Compliance into a Competitive Edge in the Era of Personalized Medicine — John teaches you how to take advantage of evolving FDA compliance requirements and cutting-edge new product development techniques to bring your new […]


Educating the Next Generation of Biotechnology Managers and Founders

I recently gave a talk on educating the next generation of biotechnology managers and founders at a biotechnology education workshop. My sense is that the traditional education paths are not ideal ways to prepare individuals to manage or start biotechnology companies, and I describe cases from Best Practices in Biotechnology Education and courses I have […]


Drug Patent Expirations in March 2010

Drug Patent Expirations in March 2010 *Drugs may be covered by multiple patents Tradename Applicant Generic Name Patent Number Patent Expiration AZASITE Inspire azithromycin 5,192,535 Mar 9, 2010 SOLAGE Stiefel Labs Inc mequinol; tretinoin 5,470,567 Mar 19, 2010 PYLERA Axcan Scandipharm bismuth subcitrate potassium; metronidazole; tetracycline 5,476,669 Mar 23, 2010 KADIAN Actavis Elizabeth morphine sulfate […]