Biotech Companies Look to Benefit From Transformed Patent System – MarketWatch.

NEW YORK, NY, May 15, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — In recent months the Biotech Industry has become a hotbed of Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity and speculation. As large pharmaceuticals face major patent expirations in 2012 they have looked to biotech companies to provide new streams of revenue. Given the limited amount of competing companies, the ones with quality drugs and proven technologies stand to gain the most. Five Star Equities examines the outlook for companies in the Biotech Industry and provides equity research on Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (OBB:ACTC) and StemCells, Inc. (NASDAQ:STEM) .

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The U.S. patent system will see a major change for the first time in over 60 years. The America Invents Act (AIA) will see the U.S. patent system transform from a "first to invent" to a "first to file" system. Read More

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