Monthly Archives: February 2018


CompanieBee Collaborates: What are the Issues?

“Ding, dong, ding dong” Daniella’s phone, set to sound like a doorbell, went off.  She scrambled through her purse trying to get to the phone with her left hand, while grabbing her newly made soy latte from the barista’s counter at Peet’s coffee. Although nearly [...]

2021-04-15T14:21:18+00:00February 26th, 2018|A Day in the life of CompanieBee, Blog|

Synergize: Make your patent strategy come alive

In the Synergy series, I will be looking at collaborations between IP strategy and other facets that feed into the overall plans, goals and operations of a start-up company.  Where does IP fit into the puzzle with these other pieces and how can they work [...]

2021-04-15T14:18:46+00:00February 19th, 2018|Blog, Synergy|

It meant what it said and it said what it meant, or did it?  Interpreting patent claims.

“I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant's faithful one-hundred percent!”   ― Dr. Seuss, Horton Hatches the Egg With elephants, at least according to Dr. Seuss, it’s all relatively straight forward.   But when it comes to patent claims, do they [...]

2021-04-15T14:17:52+00:00February 12th, 2018|Blog, Groundworks|

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Patent Protection for Molecular Diagnostics

  The week of February 11 marks the start of the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference in San Francisco.  It’s an overwhelming array of topics related to molecular diagnostics.  Just a partial list includes cancer diagnostic markers, immuno-oncology biomarkers and cancer immunotherapy, companion diagnostics, liquid biopsy, NGS-based [...]

2021-04-15T14:16:50+00:00February 5th, 2018|Blog, Happenings|