TITLE

E.U. investigates pharma

AUTHOR(S)
Koroneos, George
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Jan2009, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the preliminary report of the European Union on anti-competitive issues in the pharmaceutical industry. The report highlights the reasons why pharmaceutical companies are using a variety of techniques to delay generic firms from releasing inexpensive versions of their drugs. The report also focuses on the techniques that are legal and accepted in the U.S., including patenting, creating a patent thicket, and enforcing patents.
ACCESSION #
36094429

 

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