Drug Patent Expirations in July 2010

Drug Patent Expirations in July 2010 *Drugs may be covered by multiple patents Tradename Applicant Generic Name Patent Number Patent Expiration PROAIR HFA Teva Global albuterol sulfate 5,695,743 Jul 6, 2010 XOPENEX HFA Sepracor levalbuterol tartrate 5,225,183 Jul 6, 2010 PROVENTIL-HFA 3m albuterol sulfate 5,439,670 Jul 6, 2010 XOPENEX HFA Sepracor levalbuterol tartrate 5,695,743 Jul […]


Biosimilar drugs to gain greater priority as decade progresses

This is a guest post from Keith Bradbury, Executive Director of Drug Information at Medco Health Solutions, Inc. Biosimilar drugs to gain greater priority as decade progresses The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will heighten the degree of competition in the field of biotech drugs, a fast growing area of drug therapy that is […]


Biotechnology Management Papers, 2010

These papers are from the 2010 final projects in the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences TECH 366 — Biotechnology Management. The students were asked to tell a story based on the course lectures, and to expand with general lessons biotechnology company management: If You Build It, Will They Come? Derek Francis Profitability […]


Profitability and Orphans: The Role of Price and Incentives in Four Different Markets

This is a student paper from the 2010 final projects in the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences’ TECH 366 — Biotechnology Management. The students were asked to tell a story based on the course lectures, and to expand with general lessons on biotechnology company management. Profitability and Orphans: The Role of Price […]


If You Build It, Will They Come?

This is a student paper from the 2010 final projects in the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences’ TECH 366 — Biotechnology Management. The students were asked to tell a story based on the course lectures, and to expand with general lessons on biotechnology company management. If You Build It, Will They Come? […]


Patent Analysis: A Tool for Making Strategic Business Decisions

This is a student paper from the 2010 final projects in the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences’ TECH 366 — Biotechnology Management. The students were asked to tell a story based on the course lectures, and to expand with general lessons on biotechnology company management. Patent Analysis: A Tool for Making Strategic […]


Drug Patent Expirations in June 2010

Drug Patent Expirations in June 2010 *Drugs may be covered by multiple patents Tradename Applicant Generic Name Patent Number Patent Expiration NICOTROL Mcneil Cons nicotine 6,098,632 Jun 8, 2010 NICOTROL Pharmacia And Upjohn nicotine 5,400,808 Jun 8, 2010 NICOTROL Pharmacia And Upjohn nicotine 6,098,632 Jun 8, 2010 NICOTROL Mcneil Cons nicotine 5,501,236 Jun 8, 2010 […]


Coming soon: Building the case for biotechnology

Announcing a new textbook from Logos Press: Building the Case for Biotechnology: Management Case Studies in Science, Laws, Regulations, Politics, and Business Mark J. Ahn, Michael A. Alvarez, Arlen D. Meyers, Anne S. York, editors Foreword by G. Steven Burrill First Edition, July 2010 Perfect Bound, 416 pages, US$79.95 ISBN: 978-1-934899-15-1 This volume helps to […]


Guest post: Healthcare Reform Bill Presents Significant Opportunity for Life Science Companies Engaged in Innovative Research

This is a guest post from William H. Kitchens, partner at the Atlanta law firm Arnall Golden Gregory LLP. Do you have a response to Kitchens’ post? Respond in the comments section below. Buried in the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 is a significant benefit for small- and mid-sized biotech, […]


Scientific American WorldView 2010: Measuring global biotechnology innovation

Once again, the Scientific American WorldView project continues to measure global biotechnology innovation. I had the pleasure of serving as lead editorial consultant of this project, and my mission was to cut through the marketing messages and develop a coherent measure of biotechnology innovation on a country-by-country basis. Visit the WorldView homepage See the country […]


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