Monthly Archives: May 2011

Alcon – Olopatadine – Apotex – 5641805

[Novartis Press Release] [Bloomberg] Alcon/Novartis announced that they won the patent infringement case of 5,641,805 against Apotex in the US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and the product is Patanol (olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution). The case-involved was filed on Nov … Continue reading

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Tenofovir Brazil Opinion

[i-Mak] Examiner’s opinion (Machine translated) is embedded here “

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Utility Models India

[Published Disucssion Paper] [DIPP] DIPP has initiated a new discussion paper on introduction of Utility model legal frame work in India. This discussion paper is eight one from the serious of discussion papers published by DIPP on policy reforms. This paper … Continue reading

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Update: setting aside Patent grant

Yesterday, IPO has published that troikaa patent’s (231479 – 96/MUM/2005) “Date of Grant” is changed from 04/03/2009 to 15/04/2011. brief background of this case is mentioned in earlier post

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Brazil INPI makes Examiner reports online

INPI announced that PTO has digitalized the orders of examiners. This system, at present, restricted only to recent journal publications (Publication no: 2014 & 2013). This system, called e-Patentes/Parecer, contains 655 reports of examiners and 117 prior art documents cited … Continue reading

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India: Compulsory License

Today BS publishes an article on Compulsory license in india. I think this article misses/wrongly mentions a drug name Maraviroc for which Natco applied CL. Natco applied CL for both Maraviroc and Sorafenib. [DNA India] [ET] Domestic drug makers set … Continue reading

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