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Life Science IP

The GenomeQuest staff offers thoughts and insight on:
  • What's unique about searching IP in the life sciences
  • Tips and tricks on searching in LifeQuest (coming very soon) and GenomeQuest
  • Things happening in and around the life science IP industry

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3 Problems with using BLAST for sequence alignments

BLAST is the most popular sequence comparison algorithm, but it was not built with intellectual property sequence search in mind. Here we discuss three problems with using BLAST alone for such...Read more

Chinese GMO Approvals Make for IP Opportunities

China's recent approval of imports of certain genetically modified corn and soybean represents the beginning of a hopeful trend to gain access to their enormous market. According the the U.S....Read more

3 Reasons why you should search Brazilian IP

  Brazil has a rapidly growing economy and is highly invested in Biotechnology and the Life Sciences. Understanding the Intellectual Property landscape of Brazil is key for a global life...Read more