Pharmacokinetic patent...!!! Submitted by Sandhya Sravya malla | 9 / Feb / 2013
It's been a long time i posted blogs and finally i m with my new blog regarding "PHARMACOKINETIC PATENTS".
A patent is nothing but a right to own a property,discovery or an invention.If it is a dicovery of a pharmaceutical product it is a pharmaceutical patent.
A pharmacokinetic patent is a patent in pharmaceutical field combined with the pharmacokinetic parameters mainly AUC and Plasma Concentration,like suppose that a product is discovered by a company A and this company A has finished all requires tests like PK -PD parameters and finally earned a patent on the product with X and Y PK properties.
(Now note that the patent earned by this company A doesn't specifically mention the numerical range of the PK parameters )
Now there is a company B that manufactured another product and got some PK parameters with different values and now company A claims that the PK values obtained for company B already in patent earned by A.If company B claims that the values got by them are not mentioned clearly in the patent,company A mentions the range of the PK parameters.
there is an example of this PK parameters incase of MUCINEX and GUAFENESIN(Adams Respiratory Therapeutics, Inc. v. Perrigo Co.)
CONTINUED IN NEXT BLOG......
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