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Viagra: A Complicated Case Study of Generic Drug Market Entry in the United States

The story of Viagra’s patents and generic entry of sildenafil citrate is a valuable one because it covers many of the nuances of drug patenting and generic entry in the…
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Generic Drug Launch Dates – A 1-step Solution to Navigate the Web of Drug Patents and Regulatory Protections

Drugs can have many patents and regulatory protections Drugs can be covered by myriad patents and regulatory protections. Even Aspirin, which was first invented in 1853, has new patents. For…
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Biosimilars in Developed and Developing East and Southeast Asian Countries: Japan, South Korea, and Malaysia—Overview, Evolution, and Regulations Assessment

This is paper was originally published in BioMed Research International, Volume 2016, by Tomas Gabriel Bas and Carolina Oliu Castillo under a Creative Commons Attribution License Abstract The development of…
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Evolving Pharmaceutical Strategies in a Post-Blockbuster World

Headlines about high drug prices are nothing new. The high cost of bringing new drugs to market, plus high merger and acquisition activity in pharmaceuticals have led to price increases…
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Balancing Opportunity and Risk in India’s Pharmaceutical Sector

India’s pharmaceutical industry has grown tremendously over the past thirty years and is now the world’s third largest drug producer as measured by volume. Hyderabad is one of India’s major…
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Patents for Personalized Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities

Combination products are a key aspect of personalized medicine, offering more targeted treatment to patients The era of personalized medicine approaches more closely with each passing day, and with it…
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Affordability and availability of off-patent drugs in the United States—the case for importing from abroad: observational study

This article was originally published by Ravi Gupta, Thomas J Bollyky, Matthew Cohen, Joseph S Ross, and Aaron S Kesselheim  in BMJ 2018;360:k831 under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC BY-NC…
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