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Patent misuse in the Pharmaceutical sector

This is a guest post from Avneet Heer, a student in the MS Biotechnology BioBusiness Track at Georgetown University. Do you have a response to Avneet’s post? Respond in the comments section below. Politics, lobbying and monetary incentives have an increasing influence upon patent policy, especially drug patent policy. This has led to concerns over […]




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Biotech venture capital investments in public equities and performance

How do biotech venture investments in public equities (known as VIPEs) perform? Do they outperform mutual funds and hedge funds? While anecdotal evidence points to some really successful investments (e.g. Abingworth’s investment in Algeta in February 2009 (24x deal return)), this analysis of a large sample of VIPEs  in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry over […]




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Leaving money on the table in venture-backed biotechnology IPOs

How do biotech stocks behave during the first day of trading? How do they perform in the long-run period? What is the link between first-day return and aftermarket performance? This study examines these questions using a large sample of U.S. venture-backed biotechnology IPOs during 1980 through 2015. The analysis of first-day returns (underpricing) of venture-backed […]




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Drug Patent Expirations for Feb 2, 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. VIADUR (leuprolide acetate) Ortho Mcneil Janssen Patent number: 5,728,396 Expiration Date: Jan 30, 2017 VIADUR (leuprolide acetate) Ortho Mcneil Janssen Patent number: 6,156,331 Expiration Date: Jan […]




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Drug Patent Expirations for Jan 26, 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. ALIMTA (pemetrexed disodium) Lilly Patent number: 5,344,932 Expiration Date: Jan 24, 2017 LOTEMAX (loteprednol etabonate) Bausch And Lomb Inc Patent number: 5,800,807 Expiration Date: Jan 29, […]




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Drug Patent Expirations for Jan 26, 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. ALIMTA (pemetrexed disodium) Lilly Patent number: 5,344,932 Expiration Date: Jan 24, 2017 LOTEMAX (loteprednol etabonate) Bausch And Lomb Inc Patent number: 5,800,807 Expiration Date: Jan 29, […]




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New features from DrugPatentWatch – Bulk API sources and clinical trials

After months of development and feedback from customers, DrugPatentWatch is proud to announce the availability of two new datasets: Bulk API Sources and Clinical Trials. The addition of Bulk API sources complements the existing Suppliers / Packagers dataset. While the Suppliers / Packagers provides information where to source on finished products, the Bulk API Sources lists […]




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Drug Patent Expirations for Jan 19, 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. AGGRENOX (aspirin; dipyridamole) Boehringer Ingelheim Patent number: 6,015,577 Expiration Date: Jan 18, 2017 PAXIL CR (paroxetine hydrochloride) Apotex Technologies Patent number: 6,548,084 Expiration Date: Jan 19, […]




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Drug Patent Expirations for Jan 12, 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. MEPRON (atovaquone) Glaxosmithkline Llc Patent number: 6,649,659 Expiration Date: Jan 10, 2017 CYSVIEW KIT (hexaminolevulinate hydrochloride) Photocure Asa Patent number: 7,530,461 Expiration Date: Jan 11, 2017 […]




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Drug Patent Expirations for Jan 5, 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. MACUGEN (pegaptanib sodium) Valeant Pharms Llc Patent number: 6,011,020 Expiration Date: Jan 4, 2017 BYDUREON (exenatide synthetic) Astrazeneca Ab Patent number: 6,858,576 Expiration Date: Jan 6, […]




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