Posts Tagged: Pfizer


Chinese support of indigenous innovation is problematic for foreign IP owners

The definition of indigenous innovation is “enhancing original innovation through co-innovation and re-innovation based on the assimilation of imported technologies.” Those familiar with China’s joint venture …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

Improving Innovation Climate Critical to US Economic Future

We have thoroughly destroyed the manufacturing capabilities of the United States and in the process decimated middle class America. The Supreme Court is forcing an anti-patent agenda …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 1

Pfizer Focuses Recent Patent Activity on Antibacterial Agents

Patent applications recently published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office show that Pfizer’s recent development goals have focused on a broad spectrum of diseases …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

Biotech and Pharma Update: News for December 2013

What follows below is a review of some of the biotech and pharma news stories that caught my attention during the month of December 2013. Fitch Puts Negative …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0

Largest Patent Settlement Scores $2.15 Billion for Pfizer, Takeda

The settlement comes after a nearly 10-year legal battle in which Pfizer and Nycomed (now part of Takeda) sought to enforce the patent for its blockbuster acid …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 0

Jeopardizing U.S. Drug Development

Senator Ron Wyden (D- OR) is a man with an idea for lowering health care costs. Unfortunately, it’s an idea which proved disastrous the last time …
By Joseph Allen
8 years ago 3

Northern Exposure: Pfizer Canada’s Viagra® Patent Invalidated

The Supreme Court of Canada rendered a decision on November 8, 2012 effectively canceling Viagra® Canadian patent a year and a half before its natural expiration date. This ends …
By France Côté
8 years ago 1

Pfizer’s Erectile Dysfunction Claim for Viagra® Found Invalid

In the opinion, the BPAI agreed with the reexamination Examiner that any one of four (out of five) prior art references that contained descriptions of oral administration …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 5