News tagged with patent office

Hepatitis C drug faces fresh battle

Medical groups mounted a new legal bid Monday to break a US pharma giant's hold on a hepatitis C drug whose price—costing thousands of dollars for a typical course—has unleashed a fierce patent battle.

Mar 27, 2017
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One step closer to curing diabetes

A human cell line genetically engineered to produce, store and release insulin in response to blood sugar levels in the human body could eliminate the need for daily injections for insulin-reliant diabetics.

May 23, 2016
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India's top court to deliver Novartis judgment

India's Supreme Court is to rule Monday on a landmark patent case involving Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG that focuses on demands by major companies that their investments be protected, against Indian companies that say they ...

Mar 31, 2013
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