For Whom the Patent Trolls

This week, representatives from a few startup tech companies made their way to Capitol Hill and the White House to show firsthand to lawmakers the detrimental effect that patent trolls can bring to small businesses and startups trying to make their way. Their goal—show how these patent trolls are, in President Obama’s words, “extorting” money […]

Professors Blackstone and Fuhr on the Benefits of Biosimilar Competition

  Benefits from Biosimilar Competition Erwin A. Blackstone and Joseph P. Fuhr, Jr. (For a printable version of this ConsumerGram with its footnotes, please click here biosimilar2-1)   The U.S. is now developing a process for expedited approval of biosimilars. Biopharmaceuticals are far more complex and costly to develop and produce than chemical drugs. Biosimilars […]