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European Commission targets alleged ‘pay-for-delay’ with pharma fines


The European Commission’s competition directorate has levied fines totalling €146 million ($195 million) against originator pharmaceutical company Lundbeck and several producers of generics drugs.

US Supreme Court backs ‘rule-of-reason’ for pay-for-delay


A majority of the US Supreme Court has ruled that the US Federal Trade Commission should be able to challenge so-called ‘pay-for-delay’ patent litigation settlements on antitrust grounds.

Teva and Sun stung by $2 billion settlement


Generic drug-makers Teva Pharmaceutical and Sun Pharmaceutical have agreed to pay a combined $2.15 billion to settle a patent infringement case over Pfizer’s heartburn drug Protonix.

US Supreme Court strikes Myriad blow


The US Supreme Court has ruled that isolated human DNA is not patent eligible and has struck down patents owned by biotech company Myriad, ending a long-running and controversial case.

IPAB sets aside Sutent patent rejection


India’s Intellectual Property Appellate Board has set aside a decision revoking a Pfizer-licensed patent directed to cancer drug Sutent.

Shire settles with Teva over ADHD drug


Drug-maker Teva must wait until 2015 before selling generic versions of Shire’s Intuniv product, according to a patent settlement between the companies.

Takeda sues generics over heartburn drug


Japanese pharma company Takeda has sued generic drug-makers Impax and Sandoz for allegedly infringing a patent directed to its anti-heartburn drug Dexilant.

Amgen and Astellas join forces in Japan

Japan, US30-05-2013

California-based biotechnology company Amgen has entered into a long-term partnership with Japanese pharmaceutical company Astellas Pharmas Inc to provide new medicines in Japan.

Patents covering IVF test spark row


Members of the scientific community have blasted Stanford University and US biotechnology company Auxogyn for their involvement in patenting a test designed to increase the success of in vitro fertilisation (IVF).

Hi-tech and life sciences dominate at EPO awards


The inventor of the world’s first flat-panel liquid crystal display, Martin Schadt, was among a number of winners at the European Patent Office European Inventor Award 2013.

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