User: prashantiyengar Topic: IP
Category: drugs :: india
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Indian patent and pharma laws should not be considered discriminatory: Public Citizen (Cached) 15.4.2014 ET: Policy
In a submission to US International Trade Commission, 'Public Citizen' said that India's rules meet the data protection requirements.
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Natco seeks to block Gilead's hepatitis C drug patent in India: Report (Cached) 10.4.2014 ET: Pharma
Natco Pharma Ltd has formally asked the Indian patent office to deny US drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc's new hepatitis C drug Sovaldi a patent in India.
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Free trade agreements contain provisions that restrict access to medicines: UNITAID (Cached) 5.4.2014 TOI: Intl Business
UNITAID, a global health initiative has warned against bilateral and regional trade agreements, pushed mostly by Europe and the US, as such agreements go well beyond traditional trade concerns and include provisions that force extensive obligations related to intellectual property and investor protection which would restrict access to medicines.
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US Patents rejects Teva's plea on Copaxone; Natco shares up (Cached) 5.4.2014 TOI: India Business
The US Patent and Trademark Office has rejected the application of Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical seeking reissue of patent for its blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone.
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Drugs giant Biocon rejects Novartis patent accusations (Cached) 4.4.2014 ET: Pharma
Biocon on Friday rejected allegations by Novartis that it infringed on the Swiss pharmaceutical giant's patent for its blockbuster diabetes drug Galvus.
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Novartis sues Biocon for patent breach (Cached) 4.4.2014 Rediff: Business
The multinational has filed infringement proceedings and is seeking an injunction against the Indian rival at the Delhi High Court, trying to block the Bangalore-based biotechnology firm from launching a generic version of Galvus, also known as vildagliptin.
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Novartis files patent suit against Biocon over Galvus (Cached) 3.4.2014 ET: Pharma
Novartis has taken India's Biocon to court for infringing the patent on its diabetes drug Galvus, the Swiss drugmaker said.
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Is India's war against multinational corporations justified? (Cached) 28.3.2014 Rediff: Business
The realisation has struck people that multinationals have been doing all those things that Indian businessmen have long been accused of doing.
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urged to reject US pressure tactics on trade and business policies (Cached) 28.3.2014 ET: Foreign Trade
The group asked India to call upon the countries which are part of the BRICS to forge a united front against United States' unjustified unilateral measures.
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PM urged to reject US pressure tactics on trade, biz policies (Cached) 28.3.2014 Rediff: Business
The unilateral pressure by US administration on India, at the behest of US Business Associations lobby through US International Trade Commission investigations and request to USTR to enlist India under Priority Foreign Country under Special 301 review, lacks legitimacy under WTO framework, the signatories to the letter said.
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DIPP rejects proposal for cheaper versions of cancer drug Dasatinib (Cached) 27.3.2014 ET: Pharma
DIPP has shot down a health ministry proposal to consider a government-initiated compulsory licence for cancer drug Dasatinib.
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Suven Life secures two product patents for its new chemical entities in US (Cached) 26.3.2014 TOI: India Business
These patents are valid through 2029 and 2030 respectively, the company said.
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Diabetes drug may help reduce Alzheimer's spread: Study (Cached) 25.3.2014 New Kerala: World News
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Plea against Gilead's patent bid (Cached) 25.3.2014 TOI: India Business
The move by the Delhi Network of Positive People (DNP+) and Initiative for Medicines Access and Knowledge (I-MAK) is the second pre-grant opposition filed on the drug - the first was filed last year at the Kolkata Patent Office.
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Headache for AstraZeneca (Cached) 21.3.2014 Telegraph: Business
The patent for Nexium ' a popular drug used to treat acid reflux and heartburn symptoms in patients ' expires in 2015 in the US and this year in the EU and Canada.
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US leads the world in use of compulsory licenses: KEI (Cached) 20.3.2014 ET: Pharma
When WTO was created, its TRIPS agreement included a requirement that India and other countries grant patents on pharmaceutical products.
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Pharma license: Why US has no right to flex its muscle (Cached) 20.3.2014 Rediff: Business
The United States 'is leading the world in the use of compulsory licenses, and is hypocritical in voicing indignance when developing countries issue compulsory licenses for essential drugs,' Washington-based Knowledge Ecology International, with its offices in Geneva, has alleged.
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Six sectors that will open up market for India-US (Cached) 15.3.2014 Rediff: Business
India-US should further strengthen economic ties.
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Don’t repeat trade sanctions history: USIBC president Ron Somers (Cached) 15.3.2014 ET: Foreign Trade
Ron Somers, president of US India Business Council, has made a case for averting a potential downgrade of India by US over intellectual-property issues.
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IPR: US trade body bats for India despite tough resistance (Cached) 14.3.2014 Rediff: Business
The council resisted intense pressure from the powerful manufacturing, pharma and other trade lobbies that have urged the Obama administration to enact punitive measures against India for a laundry list of alleged intellectual property and patent violations.
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