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US committee votes in favour of Pelosi’s drug pricing plan

US21-10-2019Saman Javed

The US House Committee on Energy & Commerce has voted to advance a drug pricing plan which would lower the cost of many prescription drugs.

FDA announces record generic approvals in 2019

US21-10-2019Rory O'Neill

The US Food and Drug Administration has announced record approvals of generic drugs in 2019, amid growing pressure over drug prices in the US.

Pfizer: ‘Don’t be catfished by counterfeit drugs’

UK17-10-2019Rory O'Neill

Pfizer UK has launched a new social media campaign urging people not to be “catfished” into buying counterfeit drugs.

Alexion Pharma to acquire Achillion for $930m

US17-10-2019Saman Javed

Alexion Pharmaceuticals is to acquire immune-system specialist Achillion for almost $1 billion dollars.

Brexit damaging UK life sciences talent and funding: The Royal Society

EU, UK17-10-2019Saman Javed

Brexit uncertainty is already having a negative impact on UK science, according to The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of sciences.

LSPN 19: AI ‘explosion’ and drug costs in Canada

Canada, US17-10-2019Sarah Morgan

Uncertainty surrounding the patentability of artificial intelligence (AI) and changes to patented medicine pricing in Canada were two topics discussed yesterday, October 15 at Life Sciences Patent Network Fall in San Francisco.

UPL ordered to pay AgroFresh $31m for trade secrets theft

India, US15-10-2019Saman Javed

Indian chemical manufacturer UPL has been ordered to pay US-based AgroFresh Solutions $31 million after a jury ruled that it had stolen the company’s trade secrets and infringed one of its patents.

Philippines IP office issues warning over fake drugs

15-10-2019Rory O'Neill

The Philippines’ deputy IP chief has warned e-commerce platforms that they could be made liable for the sale of counterfeit goods on their sites under new legislation, amid fears over the spread of counterfeit pharmaceuticals.

Qrons licenses 3D printing tech from Dartmouth Uni

15-10-2019

US biotechnology company Qrons has obtained a world exclusive licence for IP related to 3D printable materials in the fields of human and animal health from Dartmouth University.

UCB to acquire Ra Pharmaceuticals in $2bn deal

Belgium, US14-10-2019Saman Javed

Belgium head-quartered pharmaceutical company UCB is to acquire Ra Pharmaceuticals for approximately $2.1 billion.

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