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WHO issues fresh warning over fake COVID vaccines

International20-08-2021Rory O'Neill

The World Health Organization has identified counterfeit versions of the Covishield vaccine in India and Uganda.

Chinese doctor enjoined in trade secrets lawsuit

China, US26-01-2021Rory O'Neill

A US federal court has upheld a preliminary injunction against a Chinese doctor accused of stealing trade secrets from US heart device manufacturer AtriCure.

WTO declines to waive TRIPS provisions for COVID-19 drugs

India, South Africa25-01-2021

Representatives of South Africa and India have again tried and failed to persuade the World Trade Organization to waive IP rights related to COVID-19 treatments and vaccinations.

US customs seize 100k fake N95s from Hong Kong

Hong Kong, US18-01-2021Rory O'Neill

US customs officials at John F Kennedy International Airport in New York have seized 100,000 counterfeit 3M N95 masks imported from Hong Kong.

India approves COVID-19 vaccines ahead of huge rollout

India05-01-2021Muireann Bolger

India has granted emergency approval to COVID-19 vaccines developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and one from the state-run institute Bharat Biotech, ahead of a huge immunisation drive that is planned to begin this week.

English court issues mixed ruling in heart valve patent clash

India, UK30-09-2020Sarah Morgan

The English High Court has handed down a mixed ruling in a dispute between Edwards Lifesciences and its competitor Meril Life Sciences.

Bausch Health settles with Sun Pharma

Canada, India, US23-09-2020Sarah Morgan

Canada-based Bausch Health has dropped its litigation against Indian generic maker Sun Pharma as part of a settlement agreement.

Indian police seize black market remdesivir, arrest 14

India21-07-2020Rory O'Neill

Police in Mumbai and Hyderabad have arrested 14 people on suspicion of distributing black market remdesivir at five times its retail price.

Rouse and Codex launch new China partnership


IP firm Rouse will collaborate with life sciences service provider Codex to support companies looking to enter the Chinese market.

WHO launches COVID-19 pool with 37 countries

International29-05-2020Sarah Morgan

The World Health Organization has launched a COVID-19 technology pool, with 37 countries and multiple international partners and institutions rallying together to support the initiative. 

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