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Cytochroma, a Canadian biotechnology firm that plans to open a facility in Madison in 2007, has raised $21 million in venture capital to start clinical trials for its vitamin D products. The firm is managed by former employees of Bone Care International who are being...

In order to show that a corporate officer or director is personally liable for infringing intellectual property, a plaintiff has to meet a different standard for copyright, trademark, and patent infringement. While the bar is set high for each standard, corporate officers and directors must...

Not-so-clever “iconization” is no substitute for smart, savvy branding, as many companies have discovered. Columnist Naseem Javed has had just about enough of this iTrend, and he's calling out overly cute marketers who fail to iDentify something original. ...

The Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital and Health System have dedicated a new biomedical research facility. The collaborative project will provide shared research space for Children's Research Institute and the Medical College's Translational and Biomedical Research Center. ...

Scott Converse believes he has his finger on the pulse of information technology workforce development issues, and as director of technology programs for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Business School, he has been involved in revamping programs for technology professionals. The latest trend, he explains, is...

Wisconsin’s women entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to be part of the Make Mine a Million business program, which seeks to inspire one million American women business owners to reach the $1 million revenue level by 2010. Wisconsin is the first state to hold a...

The speakers at the Executive Club of Chicago luncheon offered some new economic insights for 2007, but not necessarily foresight on the new Apple iPhone. In the latest edition of Carlini's Comments, columnist James Carlini handicaps their financial forecasts, and bemoans their lack of...

Imagine Imago Scientific Instruments, a shining example of Wisconsin's expertise, creating good-paying jobs and selling its atom probe microscopes worldwide. Actually, there's no need to imagine because it's happening, and Imago's growing space in the global nanotech tools market offers more proof of what the...

While 2006 was a good year for the overall stock market, it was less kind to the biotech sector and a real mixed bag for the large-cap life science companies in the Midwest. How was it for the far more speculative and risky smaller-cap companies?...