Drug Patent Expirations for Jul 9, 2015

DrugPatentWatch provides competitive intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 90,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. OCTREOSCAN (indium in-111 pentetreotide kit) Mallinckrodt Patent number: 5,776,894 Expiration Date: Jul 7, 2015 ALVESCO (ciclesonide) Takeda Gmbh Patent number: 5,775,321 Expiration Date: Jul 7, 2015 QVAR 40 […]


Latest Licensable Biotechnology Inventions

TechTransferWatch is a search engine and alert service for licenseable technologies from academic labs, foundations, and government. Click the patents below for more details, or visit TechTransferWatch.com for more options. CST1, DCC1, IFITM1 or MELK as markers for diagnosing stomach cancer Hee Gu Lee, Eun Young Song, Min Ah Kang, Jong Tae Kim, Jae Wha […]


Once in a Blue Moon:  When BIO and DIA Worlds Collide #BIO2015 #DIA2015

This is a guest post from Susan K Finston, President of Finston Consulting. Do you have a response to Susan’s post? Respond in the comments section below. The term ‘Once in a Blue Moon’ traditionally refers to an event occurring rarely if at all.  This month will see two full moons – the first, last […]


Drug Patent Expirations for Jul 2, 2015

DrugPatentWatch provides competitive intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 90,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. CLARINEX D 24 HOUR (desloratadine; pseudoephedrine sulfate) Merck Sharp Dohme Patent number: 7,214,684 Expiration Date: Jun 30, 2015 CLARINEX-D 12 HOUR (desloratadine; pseudoephedrine sulfate) Merck Sharp Dohme Patent […]


Latest Licensable Biotechnology Inventions

TechTransferWatch is a search engine and alert service for licenseable technologies from academic labs, foundations, and government. Click the patents below for more details, or visit TechTransferWatch.com for more options. Diagnostic assays and methods of use for detection of filarial infection Thomas B. Nutman, Doran Fink, Joseph Kubofcik, Peter D. Burbelo Department of Health and […]


Latest Licensable Biotechnology Inventions

TechTransferWatch is a search engine and alert service for licenseable technologies from academic labs, foundations, and government. Click the patents below for more details, or visit TechTransferWatch.com for more options. Diagnostic assays and methods of use for detection of filarial infection Thomas B. Nutman, Doran Fink, Joseph Kubofcik, Peter D. Burbelo Department of Health and […]


Cannabis-Derived Pharmaceuticals

Cannabis, commonly known as marijuana, weed or pot, is a natural product derived from the Cannabis sativa plant. It has been used medicinally for thousands of years. Recent legislation allowing the use of medical marijuana in over 23 US states has spurred interest in developing pharmaceutical-derived Cannabis products to treat a variety of clinical indications ranging from pain relief to epilepsy.  Many products are in late stage clinical development in the US and elsewhere.  This article reviews the medicinal properties of Cannabis and describes pharmaceutical-derived Cannabis products that are currently being developed for theUS market.

 


BioTime’s bid to end age-related disease: A look at CEO Michael West’s Vision

The regenerative medicine space is one that is set to explode with considerable innovation and profitability for shrewd biotechnologists. I had the opportunity to speak with Michael West, PhD., CEO of BioTime (BTX) and found a man passionate about rege…