Monthly Archives: January 2011

CI & Patent News: 08/01/2011

1) Dr Reddy’s ties up with UK-based research organisation Argenta: “… In a statement, John Montana, managing director of Argenta, said the company would work with Dr Reddy’s to identify “novel and differentiated drug candidates for multiple targets meeting unmet clinical needs in … Continue reading

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CI & Patent News 05/01/2011

1) New national collections now available (Link): We are aware that there are two search service provided by WIPO Patentscope; One is PCT application search and the other one is National collection search. Now National collection database is updated with national … Continue reading

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Natco applied CL for Pfizer drug Maraviroc

Natco applied for Compulsory Licenses for Pfizer’s HIV drug Maraviroc Maraviroc seems to be protected by 204132 (885/MUM/1999) and other pending applications 867/BOM/1999 and 1939/MUM/2006. ‘132 patent is granted on Jun 08, 2007 published in Gazette no 23/2007. Natco has … Continue reading

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India: Lopinavir+Ritonavir Abbott Application Rejected

Formulation patent application which covers Lopinavir+Ritonavir combination is rejected in India. This application was opposed by i-mak, Matrix, Cipla and Osaka. Application No: 339/MUMNP/2006 (National phase of WO2005/039551) Applicant: Abbott Opponents: i-mak, Cipla, Matrix, Osaka Interesting Note: This application is related … Continue reading

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