Archive for 2017

Where are Drugs Invented, and Why Does it Matter?

Globalization has disrupted many industries, initially shifting unskilled labor employment from high wage-cost industrialized nations to lower wage-cost emerging economies. There has been a trend toward moving increasingly skilled work away from industrialized nations, which raises the question−has innovative research and development been affected by globalization and why is the relocation of innovation much more […]




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Drug Patent Expirations for May 18, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. CAMBIA (diclofenac potassium) Depomed Inc Patent number: 6,974,595 Expiration Date: May 15, 2017 CAMBIA (diclofenac potassium) Depomed Inc Patent number: 7,482,377 Expiration Date: May 15, 2017 […]




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Drug Patent Expirations for May 11, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. ONMEL (itraconazole) Sebela Ireland Ltd Patent number: 6,509,038 Expiration Date: May 12, 2017 ONMEL (itraconazole) Sebela Ireland Ltd Patent number: 7,081,255 Expiration Date: May 12, 2017 […]




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Drug Patent Expirations for May 4, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. REBETOL (ribavirin) Merck Sharp Dohme Patent number: 6,177,074 Expiration Date: May 1, 2017 REBETOL (ribavirin) Merck Sharp Dohme Patent number: 6,461,605 Expiration Date: May 1, 2017 […]




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Drug Patent Expirations for Apr 27, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. KAZANO (alogliptin benzoate; metformin hydrochloride) Takeda Pharms Usa Patent number: 6,303,661 Expiration Date: Apr 24, 2017 JENTADUETO XR (linagliptin; metformin hydrochloride) Boehringer Ingelheim Patent number: 6,303,661 […]




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Patenting the Microbiome

This is a guest post from Susan K Finston, President of Finston Consulting. Do you have a response to Susan’s post? Respond in the comments section below. In recognition of World IP Day, I thought it would be nice to share a hopeful update relating to patentability of emerging Microbiome technologies holding great promise for patients […]




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Drug Patent Expirations for Apr 20, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. PREZISTA (darunavir ethanolate) Janssen Prods Patent number: RE 42,889 Expiration Date: Apr 19, 2017 PREZISTA (darunavir ethanolate) Janssen Prods Patent number: RE 43,802 Expiration Date: Apr […]




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Solving the problem of biologic delivery: Large volume wearable injectors

This is a guest post from Michael D. Hooven, President & CEO, Enable Injections Inc. The oxpecker perches on the backs of zebras and eats the ticks and parasites that live on their skin. The bird gets its food, and the beasts get pest control. It’s an example of mutualism at its best – both parties […]




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Drug Patent Expirations for Apr 13, 2017

DrugPatentWatch is your source business intelligence on small-molecule drugs and the 100,000 global patents covering them Click the patents below for more details, or visit DrugPatentWatch.com for more options. VEREGEN (sinecatechins) Medigene Ag Patent number: 5,968,973 Expiration Date: Apr 10, 2017 MYFORTIC (mycophenolic acid) Novartis Patent number: 6,025,391 Expiration Date: Apr 10, 2017 MYFORTIC (mycophenolic […]




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From PhD to Life

This is a guest post from Craig Stropkay. Craig is Director and Life Science Consultant at KOLgroups, LLC Reach for the stars, they said.  You should definitely go get your PhD, you’d be great for it, they said.  Well, I guess they did have a point.  Pursuing my doctorate degree in Molecular Biology at Brandeis was […]




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