John Newby

John Newby

John Newby is chief executive officer of the Virginia Biotechnology Association (VA Bio) and an intellectual property litigator and patent attorney.


Va.’s local innovation ecosystem jeopardized by federal efforts to weaken IP rights

By: - November 17, 2023

Biomedical innovation has brought hope to patient communities across the country and transformed Virginia’s local life sciences industry. Yet, in attempts to lower costs of prescription drugs, federal lawmakers continue to push for policies that would weaken intellectual property (IP) protections and deplete much-needed future investments in innovation. Virginia is a national leader in medical […]