Dec. 22, 2022

Patient Guide to Patents

Patient Guide to Patents

How do patents work in the medical space? And how do they lead to new medicines, therapies, and devices? This patent-explainer episode answers those questions and more. 

Dr. Ron Cohen, a physician and President and CEO of Acorda Therapeutics brings listeners inside the patent process, including how they spur new innovations, and how he’s witnessed those innovations impact his patients. 

Hosts: 

Terry Wilcox, CEO, Patients Rising

Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest

Guests:

Ron Cohen, M.D., President and CEO, Acorda Therapeutics

Links: 

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