Medical device rivals Medtronic and Edwards Lifesciences have agreed to settle all patent litigation, including cases related to transcatheter heart valves.
The United Nations Development Programme has released a guidebook for low- to middle- income countries on how to increase access to essential health technologies and HIV treatments by using competition law and policy.
A US district court has dismissed Teva’s case against the FDA aimed at stopping the administration from approving generic versions of its blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone (glatiramer acetate).
The English High Court has ruled that a patent covering vitamin dosage regimens for Eli Lilly’s lung cancer drug Alimta (pemetrexed disodium) would not be infringed by generic competitors.
Novartis and Sun Pharma’s US subsidiary have settled litigation related to cancer drug Gleevec (imatinib mesylate) in the US, the companies announced today (May 15).
Johnson & Johnson’s pharmaceuticals subsidiary Janssen has sued Mylan to stop it launching a generic version of Concerta (methylphenidate hydrochloride).
Canadian pharmaceutical company Valeant announced yesterday (May 12) that it had settled all litigation related to its acne treatment Acanya (clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide) with Actavis.
The pharmaceutical industry, as well as food and alcoholic drink manufacturers, could be under pressure from the spread of plain and standardised packaging, delegates at INTA's annual meeting in Hong Kong were told today, May 12.
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled that mammals made using the cloning method that created Dolly the sheep are not patent eligible.
UK-based medical technologies manufacturer Hill-Rom has sued General Electric (GE), claiming that the company infringes three patents covering hygiene monitoring systems.