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Novartis - Double Patenting in Israel

The present ruling relates to the issue of identical of overlapping patents and patent applications, and examines the ramifications of double patenting in Israel.

IL 2039732 is a Divisional Application of IL 176831 titled “Compressed Pharmaceutical Tablets or Direct Compression Pharmaceutical Tablets Comprising DRR-IV Inhibitor Containing Particles and Processes for their Preparation”.   1,046 more words

Israel IP

Impotent Appellant Has No Standing


The present ruling relates to a Class Action filed in bad faith. Since the Appellant acknowledged failing to take the preparation during the minimal period prescribed by the manufacturer is sufficient to cancel the standing of the Appellant as representing the class. 657 more words


Homeopathy gets a new monniker

I like to use things that work–I’m funny that way–so if a drug is alleged to be effective and then proven–I use it.

I then observe the beneficial effects and monitor the outcome adn results–basic empirical stuff. 27 more words


Potential New Class of Cancer Drugs Developed in Lab

New research published in Cancer Cell, Thomas Burris, Ph.D., chair of pharmacology and physiology at Saint Louis University, targets a broad principle that applies to almost every kind of cancer: its energy source. 410 more words

Theon Pharamaceuticals

Big Money...Bad Healthcare?

Contrary to the widespread notion that the US healthcare system is the best in the world, a more realistic appraisal would deem it otherwise. In fact, here in America, we spend far more than any other country to deliver–in the main–mediocre outcomes. 704 more words


Lifesciences IoT opportunity – will privacy issues slow it down?

This week I met with an executive from Biogen. We spent time discussing their business, the usual areas where covered: how they were dealing with the patent cliff, their diversification of offerings, how they were working internationally to name a few. 625 more words

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