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Generic battles: pay-for-delay in Brazil

Brazil01-04-2013Gabriel Di Blasi

While no court has tested it, Brazilian legislation seems to prohibit pay-for-delay settlements in the pharmaceutical industry. Gabriel Di Blasi argues that it’s time for a test case.

Moving forward: biologics and biocomparables in Mexico

Mexico01-04-2013Daniel Sánchez and Victor Ramirez

Biocomparable medicines are currently among the hottest topics in regard to life sciences legislation in Mexico. Daniel Sánchez and Victor Ramirez investigate.

The European take on the Bolar provision: conclusions from Astellas v Polpharma

Poland01-04-2013Rafał Witek

While changes to European law seem to allow fairly broad exemptions to the patent law for companies developing generic alternatives to branded drugs, the reality is different, as Rafał Witek explains.

The likely role of the UPC in pharma patent litigation

EU28-03-2013

The recent agreement on a Unified Patent Court in Europe raises questions for patent holders in all industries. Trevor Cook looks at the potential impact on pharmaceutical patent litigation.

Confidence in the face of counterfeits

US28-03-2013

When most people hear the word counterfeiting, they think of fashion, but as Bruce Longbottom of Eli Lilly and Company explains, drugs are a key target too.

India: the Sunitinib case

India01-02-2013

Sugen’s patent for anti-cancer drug sunitinib has been revoked by the Indian Patent Office. Ranjna Mehta-Dutt and Swarup Kumar at Remfry & Sagar explain the details of the matter.

A step forward: new dosage patents in Mexico?

01-05-2012Pablo Fuentes

The status of patentability for new dosage regimes in Mexico is unclear, but there have been some positive signs, says Pablo Fuentes.

On the right track: the road to innovation in Brazil

01-05-2012Otto Licks and Marcela Trigo

Brazil’s IP system has struggled to keep pace with its economic growth, but as Otto Licks and Marcela Trigo explain, there are some promising signs.

A question of fairness: preliminary injunctions in Mexico

01-05-2012Hedwig Lindner and Manuel Morante

The system governing preliminary injunctions for pharmaceutical patent infringement should be revised to stave off potential frivolous cases, say Hedwig Lindner and Manuel Morante.

Crossed wires: protecting medicines in Mexico

01-05-2012Daniel Sánchez and Victor Ramirez

When introducing medicinal products to any market, the strength of the trademark is crucial. But the Mexican system requires getting trademark approval from two different authorities.

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