Arnold & Porter Secures Groundbreaking Biotechnology Win for Sanofi and Regeneron

Arnold Porter

in one of the most closely watched biotechnology cases in recent years. In 2014, another biotechnology company sought billions of dollars in damages and a permanent injunction against the sale of Sanofi and Regeneron's lifesaving and cholesterol-reducing drug Praluent over patent disputes.

Listen to This: 'Hope Lies in Dreams,' a New Podcast from Nature Biotechnology

Scientific American

This is a story of desperation, anger, poverty—and triumph over long odds to crack the code of a degenerative disease that had been stealing the lives of children since it was first discovered. -- Read more on Technology Biotech


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Microbes in cow stomach can break down plastic

Frontier Sin

The discovery is published today in the open access journal Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. Featured News Microbiome Frontiers in Bioengineering and BiotechnologyBy Nora Belblidia, science writer. Image credit: Alena Demidyuk /

Earth System Interventions for Sustainability

Legal Planet

Biodiversity & Species Biotechnology Climate Change Culture & Ethics Ecosystems Geoengineering Land Use scientific uncertainty

Meet the sustainable grooming brands changing the face of luxury skincare

Environmental News Bits

A new generation of premium grooming products puts biotechnology—and responsible sourcing—at the forefront. Read the full story at the Robb Report. Read more → Fashion & beauty products

Twelve and LanzaTech partner to produce the world’s first polypropylene from CO2

Environmental News Bits

Carbon transformation company Twelve and biotechnology company LanzaTech have partnered to transform CO2 emissions into polypropylene, a key polymer used for medical devices including syringes and IV bags, as well as for large-scale applications in automotive, furniture, textiles and other everyday products. Read the company news release.

Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions to Build Largest Solar Project to Date; Pharma Company Signs VPPA

Environmental Leader

Charles River Laboratories International, a provider of research tools and support services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, has signed a long-term solar energy virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) that will ultimately address the company’s entire North American electric power requirements.

Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions to Build Largest Solar Project to Date; Pharma Company Signs VPPA

Environmental Leader

Charles River Laboratories International, a provider of research tools and support services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, has signed a long-term solar energy virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) that will ultimately address the company’s entire North American electric power requirements.

Dr. Amanda Antons Joins Arnold & Porter’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice in Chicago

Arnold Porter

Dr. Antons’s practice focuses on patent litigation, specifically in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, including ANDA litigation, patent interference and post-grant proceedings, and trade secret litigation matters.

Best Lawyers in America 2022 Recognizes 146 Arnold & Porter Attorneys, Names Six as 'Lawyers of the Year' and 65 as 'Ones to Watch'

Arnold Porter

David Marsh—Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice The 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America recognized 146 Arnold & Porter attorneys in more than 50 practice areas. Best Lawyers is a peer-reviewed survey in which attorneys cast votes on the legal capabilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. The guide also included the "Ones to Watch" list, which recognizes attorneys who are 5-9 years into their careers.

Boost for Open Access in Asia as Frontiers and Taiwan’s NHRI seal deal

Frontier Sin

It focuses on fields including aging, cancer, infectious diseases and vaccine research, genomic medicine, biomedical engineering, biotechnology and drug discovery, environmental and occupational health, population health, and health policy.

Frontiers eBook releases: June 2021

Frontier Sin

Download this month’s new releases including the latest Special Issues on treatment options for autoimmune skin diseases, small scale spatial and temporal patterns in plankton , management of fungal wheat diseases , issues surrounding psychological distress among university students, recent advances is road safety planning and many more!

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DOE Announces Funding Focused On Reducing Aviation And Shipping Sector Emissions


The projects target high-impact bioenergy technology RD&D to increase foundational knowledge and scale up systems to produce low-carbon biofuels at lower costs, covering five topic areas: Scale-Up of Biotechnologies; Affordable, Clean Cellulosic Sugars for High Yield Conversion; Separations to Enable Biomass Conversion; Residential Wood Heaters; and. By Lynn L. Bergeson and Ligia Duarte Botelho, M.A.

Canada to Recognize Right to a Healthy Environment

Manning Law

Updating the regulatory framework for products of biotechnology. The Government of Canada announced today that it will modernize the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) and, in so doing, will recognize Canadians’ right to a healthy environment.

Dr. Marlen Vasquez – We have overcome the most challenging issues, now we need to speed up the process #WomeninScience

Frontier Sin

This action aims to develop the growing marine biotechnology field sustainably and responsibly. Author: Freya Wilson, Publishing Partnerships Specialist. This week, Freya Wilson talks to Dr. Marlen Vasquez, an environmental toxicologist at the Cyprus University of Technology.

Medical applications of cyanobacteria toxins

Our Environment

eds) History of Modern Biotechnology I. Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, vol 69. Photo credit. Written by: Sam Hulme. When talking about toxins, perhaps the first thing that comes to mind is to keep a healthy distance from them. This train of thought seems very logical and is undoubtedly very effective at preventing from poisoning yourself.

New device can detect airborne virus particles that cause COVID-19, says maker

Physics World

A device claimed to detect the virus that causes COVID-19 in ambient air within 2–3 min has been successfully tested at two universities in the US. It was developed by the company Smiths Detection , which says that the test has a sensitivity equivalent to PCR testing.

Temporary pacemaker regulates heart rhythm then completely disappears

Physics World

The research team – headed up at Northwestern University and The George Washington University – describe the innovative device in Nature Biotechnology. The cardiac pacemaker harmlessly dissolves over the course of 35 days. Courtesy: Northwestern University).

From Curiosity to a Career: Tigers, Elephants, and Everything In Between

Frontier Sin

I didn’t want to continue doing Physics at a Masters level and the only Biology programme that I was eligible for was Biotechnology, so that’s what I did! Author: Emma Phipps, Journal Specialist.

Tiny sensor monitors organ oxygenation deep inside the body

Physics World

In their study, reported in Nature Biotechnology , the researchers showed how their device worked effectively when implanted into a sheep, giving similar readings to a wired probe but without requiring a direct connection.

New Advisory Board Members for Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology

Water Research & Technology

Her research focuses on water quality and environmental health, including biotechnology for wastewater treatment, the impact of climate change on global phosphorus cycling, and next-generation toxicogenomics-based toxicity assessment technology to enable water quality monitoring. We are delighted to announce new members of the Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology Advisory Board. David Weissbrodt. David is an Assistant professor at TU Delft, the Netherlands.

Handwerker Named to National Law Journal 2021 'Health Care/Life Science Trailblazers' Report

Arnold Porter

Handwerker's practice, which focuses on pharmaceutical pricing and investigations, government contracts, and commercial litigation involving the pharmaceutical, medical products, and biotechnology industries, positions him as a leading professional on high-stakes matters related to the pandemic. The National Law Journal named Arnold & Porter partner Jeffrey Handwerker to its 2021 list of "Health Care/Life Science Trailblazers."

Developments in US Antitrust Litigation—2020 Year in Review

Arnold Porter

and its subsidiary, AbbVie Biotechnology, Ltd. Introduction. Even as courtrooms were replaced by Zoom rooms in 2020, the last year brought a number of important developments in US antitrust litigation across a range of topics and industries.

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Special Policy News #6: The Transition


Todd Young’s (R-IN) Endless Frontiers Act from the last Congress, Biden endorses investing $50 billion to create a new technology directorate in the National Science Foundation to fund research on topics like semiconductors and advanced computing, advanced communications technology, advanced energy technologies and biotechnology. In this issue: . Biden Infrastructure Plan Includes Funding for Natural Infrastructure, Scientific Infrastructure. $2

Biden administration requests 16% increase in domestic spending, $4 billion for climate and sustainability research


This directorate would work to expedite technology development areas including artificial intelligence, high-performance computing, disaster response and resilience, quantum information systems, robotics, advanced communications technologies, biotechnology and cybersecurity. President Joe Biden released a 58-page discretionary “Skinny Budget” request April 9 totaling $1.5 trillion to fund the federal government for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY2022).

Policy News: July 27, 2021


billion for investments in advanced manufacturing, advanced wireless, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, clean energy technology, microelectronics and semiconductors, quantum information science and the U.S.

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