A Day in the life of CompanieBee

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A Road Block for CompanieBee?

“But we do it better” exclaimed Jan. “How is it possible that the Jackson lab can have a patent on this?” Jan was looking quite perturbed.  She had been searching Google patents and had unintentionally come across a newly published application.  It was related to [...]

2021-04-15T16:38:20+00:00July 2nd, 2018|A Day in the life of CompanieBee, Blog|

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|

CompanieBee Tackles the Patentability of its BXC Assay

It was late in the afternoon when Vijay and Jan took a break from their lab experiments to sit down at the communal table.  Jan opened her laptop and looked at the red-lined patent application Daniella had sent over.  As CompanieBee moved forward, Jan had [...]

2021-04-15T14:05:42+00:00January 8th, 2018|A Day in the life of CompanieBee, Blog|

CompanieBee: Mapping Out the IP Strategy

“Yum!” exclaimed Elle as she saw the box of scones, brioche and other goodies that Daniella, CompanieBee’s IP attorney, had brought along for the meeting.  “Where did you get these?” Elle asked.  “In the Inner Sunset District, at a bakery called Arizmendi.”  The other members [...]

2021-04-15T13:59:13+00:00November 28th, 2017|A Day in the life of CompanieBee, Blog|

CompanieBee: New Directions in the Mix

CompanieBee was now a few months into its incubator term.  This morning’s strategy/coffee session brought a new twist. Vijay approached the table with a new face at his side.  “Everyone, this is Alex. He joins our team at CompanieBee starting today.”  Vijay explained that Alex [...]

2021-04-15T13:48:44+00:00October 23rd, 2017|A Day in the life of CompanieBee, Blog|

CompanieBee: Publish or Patent?

We join CompanieBee a few days later, mulling over their discussions with Daniella, the company’s IP strategy attorney.   "So if Vijay or I started the laboratory work when we were at the university and now we apply for a patent, that means it will [...]

2021-04-15T12:19:18+00:00September 25th, 2017|A Day in the life of CompanieBee, Blog|

A Day in the Life of CompanieBee: Whose is it?

We rejoin the fictional CompanieBee at its usual locale in the incubator. . . . The usual morning's think session had reconvened to an afternoon gathering to review the latest draft of CompanieBee's first patent application.  It seemed a lot different from the research papers [...]

2021-04-15T14:13:02+00:00August 28th, 2017|A Day in the life of CompanieBee, Blog|

A Day in the Life of CompanieBee: The Beginning

  The CompanieBee Blog follows the fictional life sciences start-up company “CompanieBee.” The story follows the founders as they formulate the company’s strategy and product plans.  The blog explores the IP issues and dilemmas that arise as the company progresses forward. CompanieBee and the characters [...]

2021-04-15T14:09:34+00:00July 31st, 2017|A Day in the life of CompanieBee|