Author Archives: Kathryn Paisner

University Biotech Patent Activity – 2014

IP Checkups’ and Nature:Biotechnology‘s annual university patenting report is now available. View the latest data on top biotech patent grantees and biotech patent issuance trends via the Bioentrepreneur portal, or by clicking here. Annual patent issuances in this space continue to increase in both Europe and Read the Rest…

A123, Patent Valuation, and Chinese Cleantech Investment

In August, Chinese industrial giant Wanxiang announced its intent to rescue Waltham, Massachusetts-based lithium-ion battery manufacturer A123 from insolvency. In a memorandum of understanding released by the two companies, Wanxiang pledged to invest up to $450m in A123, provided that–among Read the Rest…