Tag Archives: Novartis
By Guest Blogger | Published: April 5, 2013
By Helen Disney, Pugatch Consilium. On April 1, India’s Supreme Court denied an appeal challenging the rejection of a patent for Novartis’s cancer drug, Glivec. The drug is a life-saving medicine for certain forms of cancer, patented in nearly 40 other countries — including many which are not noted for the strength of their intellectual property [...]
By William Looney | Published: April 3, 2013
Monday’s decision by India’s Supreme Court to deny a patent for the top-selling oncologic drug Glivec took nearly a decade of litigation to resolve – but the implications in and beyond India are both immediate and lasting. Here’s a list of six that Pharm Exec thinks are most important:
By Guest Blogger | Published: February 4, 2013
By Stephanie Sutton. The European Commission claims that Johnson & Johnson and Novartis may have breached European antitrust rules.
By Guest Blogger | Published: October 31, 2012
By Jennifer Markarian Pharmaceutical industry leaders Novartis and Merck—among others—released second-quarter 2012 results showing global sales down in third-quarter 2012, with growth in key pharmaceutical products helping to offset losses due to patent expirations.
By Ben Comer | Published: May 21, 2012
Recognizing that traditional market forces – namely incentives related to intellectual property and a steady demand for products – have failed in developing countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) asked a member state-nominated group to come up with ways to fund R&D and pay for the treatment of neglected diseases in the world’s poorest nations. [...]