The European Generic medicines Association has welcomed the Decision from the European Court of Justice, which has endorsed the European Commission's findings that Astra Zeneca abused its dominant position in the market for proton pump inhibitors. The Court confirmed there was clear evidence of anti-competitive activity, through misuse of the patent and regulatory systems, in order to delay the entry of generic Omeprazol, the active ingredient in the company's blockbuster drug, Losec.
Friends this is about the data exclusivity provision available in European countries. The details mentioned below is taken from http://www.egagenerics.com/gen-dataex.htm which has given very descriptive details and give you better understanding of the Data exclusivity in Europe. What is Data Exclusivity?
Hello Friends, I came across the website of wipo and there they have provided a list of the patent office and other ipr office with website link at a single page. So you can go to the patent office website of any country through this page rather than wondering in the google. Please visit the page at http://www.wipo.int/directory/en/urls.jsp
Friends this topic is specially for the students and who are new to the field of patent and related things. Here i have explained some exclusivities available to pharmaceutical products in USA. 1) New Chemical Entity (NCE) (5 years)
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