Tag Archives: Intellectual property
By Casey McDonald | Published: November 12, 2014
Merck KGaA CEO Stefan Oschmann spoke last week in New York as he accepted the two-year role as president of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA), the R&D industry’s global trade group based in Geneva.
By Guest Blogger | Published: June 18, 2014
Ahead of the BIO International Convention next week, Jim Greenwood, President and CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization, writes that protecting intellectual property rights is vital to biopharma innovation. There is a clear link between a country’s rate of economic development and the strength of its intellectual property laws. This is particularly true in knowledge-intensive […]
By Pharm Exec | Published: March 7, 2014
The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is experiencing a significant boom in the volume of private equity and venture capital investments in biotechnology. According to research and consulting firm GlobalData, healthcare private equity investment in APAC increased by 125.8% between 2011 and 2013, whereas deal activities in Europe and North America decreased by 30.5% and 2.5% between 2012 […]
By Ben Comer | Published: November 14, 2012
How can the emerging field of data science help to fruitfully translate research and discovery into successful drug development? Academics and pharmaceutical executives at Mount Sinai’s School of Medicine discussed ways to build a bridge across the valley of death, and the growing importance of data across all business areas.
By admin | Published: June 30, 2010
The US District Court in Delaware upheld AstraZeneca’s patent for its blockbuster statin Crestor (rosuvastatin), ending a dispute that could have crippled the drugmaker’s billion-dollar cash cow. Crestor’s patent is not scheduled to expire until 2016. However, a group of generics firms had claimed that a substance patent (314) protecting one of the active ingredients […]