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Counterfeit HPV vaccines seized in Hong Kong

Hong Kong18-07-2019Rory O'Neill

Hong Kong customs authorities have carried out a series of raids resulting in the seizure of counterfeit vaccines worth over HKD $1 million, some containing poison.

Pepsi drops litigation against Indian farmers


PepsiCo India is withdrawing its lawsuits against nine farmers in the Gujarat region who it accused of growing a protected variety of potato used to make the company’s ‘Lay’s’ brand of crisps.

Pepsi offers to settle Indian potato dispute amid criticism


PepsiCo India is attempting to settle a lawsuit against four Indian farmers who the food and drink company say infringed its IP by growing a protected variety of potato.

Duane Morris hires Winston & Strawn lawyer

Taiwan, US10-04-2019

Duane Morris & Selvam has strengthened its IP practice with the addition of John Alison from Winston & Strawn.

WHO to begin working on gene editing research registry


World Health Organization (WHO) experts have called for central registry on human genome editing research is needed, among a committee consensus that it would be irresponsible for any scientist to conduct gene-editing studies in people.

Tough year ahead as generics take bite out of market: Teva

Asia, Israel14-02-2019

Israel-based Teva has predicted 2019 will be a tough year, with lower revenue and profit, as the company faces generic competition for two of its top-selling drugs.

Pharma group asks USTR to drop India from watch list


The lobby group for India’s pharma industry has asked the US Trade Representative office to remove India from its Priority Watch List of places that have weak enforcement of intellectual property laws.

Chinese national jailed for stealing medical devices tech


A US district court has sentenced a Chinese national to 27 months in federal prison for the theft of trade secrets from two American medical device manufacturers.

Thailand suspends medical marijuana patents


Thailand’s government has suspended all patents for medical marijuana products, a little more than a month after the country’s parliament voted to approve marijuana for medical use and research.

Indian committee advocates compulsory licensing and price caps


Indian pharmaceutical companies should be encouraged to grant compulsory licences and prices of some patented medicines should be capped, an Indian government panel has said.

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