Patents

  • FTN: SC ruling on Novartis: Should cancer drugs be cheaply available? 02-04-2013 11:31 PM

    Indian companies can now roll out a generic and a much cheaper version of the life saving cancer drug, which is a big blow to Western pharma firms. ...
  • Novartis cannot ignore India's huge market: Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance 01-04-2013 09:15 PM

    The secretary general of the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance, DG Shah said that Novartis was merely posturing and it could not ignore the huge market that India provided to its products. ...
  • Patent case: Decision on legal recourse after reading SC judgement, says Novartis 01-04-2013 07:52 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Swiss drugmaker Novartis's attempt to win patent protection for its cancer drug Glivec. ...
  • 'Has to be a balance between innovation, affordability of drugs' 01-04-2013 03:37 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Swiss pharma company Novartis' plea for a patent on its drug cancer drug Glivec. ...
  • Cancer Patients Aid Association hails SC's verdict 01-04-2013 02:14 PM

    The SC dismissed Novartis' plea for a patent on its cancer drug Glivec, paving way for more affordable life saving cancer drugs. ...