Pharmaceuticals news +
Apotex free to produce Benicar drug
13 January 2016 | Delaware
Apotex did not infringe a Daiichi Sankyo-owned patent covering blood pressure drug Benicar (olmesartan) because it was disclaimed, a US district court has ruled... readmore

Shire buys Baxalta for $32 billion
12 January 2016 | Dublin
Shire has signed a $32 billion deal with US rival Baxalta to create the number-one rare diseases platform in pipeline and best-in-class products... readmore

Fed. Circuit affirms in sleep aid dispute
12 January 2016 | Washington DC
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit says Purdue Pharmaceutical’s three patents covering its sleep aid are invalid, backing a lower court’s decision... readmore

Depomed end litigation with Endo Pharmaceuticals
07 January 2016 | New Jersey
Depomed and Endo Pharmaceuticals have ended all litigation related to the pain killer drug Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride)... readmore

Roche and Glenmark resolve Tarceva differences
06 January 2016 | New Delhi
Swiss pharmaceutical giant F. Hoffmann-La Roche and Indian generic manufacturer Glenmark Pharmaceuticals have settled their patent dispute over cancer treatment Tarceva (erlotinib hydrochloride)... readmore

Celgene and Natco make amends
05 January 2016 | New Jersey
Celgene and Natco Pharma have settled their patent infringement dispute over Revlimid (lenalidomide)... readmore

Bayer says Mylan infringes Nexavar patents
04 January 2016 | Delaware
Bayer HealthCare has sued Mylan Pharmaceuticals for patent infringement of its cancer treatment Nexavar (sorafenib tosylate)... readmore

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Matters of import
20 January 2016
Alireza Behrooz of Merchant & Gould and Nick Phillips of Edwin Coe discuss parallel importation of pharmaceuticals in the US and Europe readmore

Raising the bar
16 December 2015
Amendments to the US Civil Rules of Procedure could dissuade some non-practicing entities from targeting technology-rich sectors readmore

Making connections
02 December 2015
Changes are coming to the UK Patent Box to meet new international standards readmore

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06 January 2016
Australia’s IP system has come under the spotlight as the government considers possible reforms. Naomi Pearce and Nigel Lokan of K&L Gates speak to Tammy Facey readmore

11 September 2015
Mohan Dewan and Disha Dewan of R K Dewan & Co report on the ban on any changes to patent specifications or claims at the time of national phase entry via the Patent Cooperation Treaty in India readmore

11 September 2015
The fear that natural products would be privatised soon, or one cannot study a product of nature and benefit from it if another legally possesses it, is always in the minds of all stakeholders. D. Calab Gabriel and Maria Gabriel of Lex IP Care discuss the patenting of natural bio-materials in India readmore

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Terry Mahn
Fish & Richardson
03 February 2016
Terry Mahn of Fish & Richardson discusses the issues still to be resolved in the Food and Drug Administration’s proposed naming system for biosimilars readmore

Rogelio Nicandro
Romulo LLP
04 November 2015
Rogelio Nicandro of Romulo LLP offers some handy tips for stopping trademark infringement in the Philippines readmore

Grant Shoebridge
Shelston IP
04 November 2015
Grant Shoebridge of Shelston IP unpacks the Australian High Court’s Myriad decision readmore

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