User: prashantiyengar Topic: IP
Category: drugs :: india
Last updated: Jul 22 2014 15:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How India can reap the benefits of nanotech 22.7.2014 Rediff: Business
Nanotechnology has remarkable applications in a variety of spheres, including agriculture, animal husbandry and natural resources management.
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Major diabetes, cardiac drugs to become up to 35% cheaper 14.7.2014 TOI: India
Prices of expensive anti-diabetic and cardiac medicines will reduce by as much as 35% in the next few weeks, with the drug pricing regulator deciding to bring them under price ...
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Merck seeks to settle patent row with Glenmark 12.7.2014 TOI: Intl Business
In the long-winding patent battle on a widely-prescribed diabetes drug, Januvia (sitagliptin), multinational company Merck (MSD) has sought a settlement to end the dispute with generic company, Glenmark on the blockbuster drug.
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Lupin, Unichem Laboratories among global companies fined by European Commission 10.7.2014 ET: Pharma
As per the European Commission Anti-trust ruling, Lupin has been fined 40 million euros, while Unichem Laboratories 13.96 million euros.
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Bangalore scientists break bacteria's resistance to antibiotics 10.7.2014 TOI: India
Ever wondered why doctors increase the dosage of your medicine even when the nature of infection is the same as the previous time? This happens because infection-causing bacteria have mechanisms that resist drugs, just like our bodies resist ...
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Budget 2014: Modi govt should increase healthcare spends to 5% of GDP 7.7.2014 ET: Healthcare
The domestic Pharma segment is estimated to reach $49 billion by 2020, and the projected HR requirement to match this growth is estimated to be about 21,50,000 by 2020.
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Pharma sector demands lifting of MAT on SEZs 7.7.2014 Rediff: Business
Currently, the spend on R & D as a percentage of GDP is just 0.9%
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Budget 2014: Increase healthcare expenditure to 2.5% of GDP 1.7.2014 ET: Healthcare
All in all one hopes to see a Pharma friendly budget that can truly unleash the potential of this sector and take India to the next level.
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US pharma companies want dialogue with India on intellectual property rights 28.6.2014 TOI: India Business
While asserting there can be no compromise on IP protection issues, executives from top US pharma companies said that they are willing to work with India.
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US pharma companies want dialogue with India on IPRs 28.6.2014 Rediff: Business
Top executives of American pharma companies favour "dialogue" with India and "not confrontation" to address their concerns on key issues like the protection of intellectual property (IP) and clinical trials.
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Ranbaxy gets FDA approval for Novartis's Diovan generic 27.6.2014 DNA: India
Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd (RANB.NS) has received approval from the United States. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to launch a cheaper copy of Novartis AG's blood pressure pill Diovan, bolstering its outlook after a raft of regulatory bans for poor production quality at its India facilities dented investor sentiment. Ranbaxy, which is in the process of being acquired by drugmaker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (SUN.NS) for $3.2 billion, will be the first company to launch a copy of Diovan in the United States and will be entitled to six months of exclusivity to sell it. The drug should add about $200 million to Ranbaxy's sales and $100 million to its profit after tax during the exclusive sale period, said Praful Bohra, a senior research analyst at Mumbai-based brokerage Nirmal Bang. Swiss drugmaker Novartis lost its patent rights to its once best-selling Diovan in the United States at the end of 2012, but has avoided generic competition because of multiple production quality control problems at ...
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Ranbaxy gets FDA nod for Novartis generic pill 27.6.2014 TOI: India Business
Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration to launch a cheaper copy of Novartis AG's blood pressure pill Diovan, bolstering its outlook after a raft of regulatory bans for poor production quality at its India facilities dented investor sentiment.
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Govt may extend price caps to more drugs 24.6.2014 TOI: India Business
The government is likely to raise the number of drugs deemed essential and subject to price caps, people directly involved in the process said.
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Health ministry may extend price caps to more drugs: Sources - Economic Times 24.6.2014 Google News India
Health ministry may extend price caps to more drugs: Sources Economic Times MUMBAI: India's health ministry has formed a committee that is meeting for the first time on Tuesday to consider raising the number of drugs deemed essential and subject to price caps, people directly involved in the process said. The panel will ...
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Modi govt plans to make medicines cheaper 24.6.2014 Rediff: Business
The health ministry has formed a committee to consider raising the number of drugs deemed essential and subject to price caps.
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US company denied patent on anti-cancer drug 24.6.2014 TOI: India Business
The Indian Patent Office has refused a patent on US firm Abraxis BioSciences' anti-cancer drug Abraxane, paving the way for domestic companies to launch affordable versions in the local market.
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Novartis India vice-chairman & managing director, Ranjit Shahani says company now focuses on new products, business growth 19.6.2014 ET: Pharma
Novartis India has over the past year launched three successful patented drugs and over 12 generic drugs that have helped it expand its presence in the country.
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MNC drug companies like Roche, Merck Serono, Novartis see top deck reshuffle 17.6.2014 ET: Pharma
These companies not only had to battle slow growth but also the fickle stand of Indian government over issues of intellectual property and a restriction on mergers.
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Hoffman La Roche and Cipla enters talks with Erlotinib to settle patent row 13.6.2014 ET: Pharma
The development comes after a division bench of the Delhi HC referred the companies to a mediation that both firms chose to accept.
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Move to end drift in US ties 8.6.2014 Telegraph: Business
New Delhi, June 8: The trade officials of India and the US will soon meet to prepare the groundwork for ministerial level talks amid acrimonious exchanges over drug patents even a month ago.
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