Posts Tagged: blockbuster drugs


Drug Product Pipelines: Potential Blockbusters?

Drug manufactures spend billions of dollars in R&D and it takes years to get FDA approvals and patent protection. It is vital that these companies keep …
By Angélique McCall
3 years ago 0

Winning the Drug Development Debate

We create two new companies around academic inventions every day of the year. The critical role such companies play in drug development is clear. The successful integration …
By Joseph Allen
4 years ago 0

A Primer on Paragraph IV Certifications: Into the Belly of the Hatch-Waxman Beast Part 1

In a moment of extreme weakness, I agreed to Gene’s request to doing a primer on Paragraph IV Certifications under the Drug Price Competition and Patent …
By Eric Guttag
7 years ago 1

The Problem of Counterfeit and Black Market Drugs

Americans cannot be expect to either personally or through their health insurance bear the burden associated with solely providing the return on investment required by investors to …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 2

Valid but Not Infringed, Merck’s Loses Blockbuster Nasonex®

Last week, on Friday, June 15, 2012, Merck (NYSE: MRK) announced the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey (Judge Peter G. Sheridan) ruled against the …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 4

US Oncologists Report Crucial Cancer Drug Shortages

The mantra of the anti-patent community is nearly in unison on the issue of patented drugs. Of course, everyone wants drugs to be developed, but no one …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 0

Abbott’s HIV/AIDS Drug Patents Challenged by PUBPAT

I am skeptical about the prospects for invalidating patents on drugs, particularly important or blockbuster drugs. I also question whether anti-patent do-gooders in the biotech and pharma …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 31