biotech News

U.S. Completes Overhaul of Biotech Farm Product Regulations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on Thursday a rule that will simplify or waive agency reviews of certain biotech farm products, including plants and seeds that have been genetically modified or engineered. As a result, some products could be …

Court Ruling Against ‘Law of Nature’ Patent Riles Biotech

A way to diagnose a severe neurological disorder can’t be patented as it covers a law of nature, a U.S. appeals court ruled Wednesday in a closely watched case that sought to clarify the patenting for medical diagnostic tests and …

ACE Launches Enhanced Clinical Trials Liability Cover for UK Companies

ACE Group has launched an enhanced clinical trials liability proposition for UK companies, which provides life science companies with specialist insurance for clinical trials programs conducted anywhere in the world. With the need for clinical trials to be initiated and …

ACE Expands Life Sciences Coverage through Wholesale Division

ACE Group has expanded its suite of products developed to address the needs of U.S.-based life sciences companies through its wholesale-focused business, ACE Westchester Professional Risk. The ACE Westchester Professional Risk Life Sciences policy addresses the exposures faced by life …

ACE Enhances Life Sciences Coverage Offerings

The ACE Medical Risk Group has enhanced its life sciences capabilities to include a commercial package offering comprised of general liability, inland marine, crime, umbrella liability and business automobile coverages to help address the needs of life sciences companies. The …