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Pfizer’s slams India’s patent regime, says Indian standards are vague and malleable

American drugmaker Pfizer Inc has slammed the patent regime in India, telling a domestic industry body in a letter that all patents that the company has managed to get in the country do not have any meaning.

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Pfizer, Samsung, Microsoft, Wipo: Intellectual Property

Pfizer Inc. won a ruling that blocks generic versions of its drug Lyrica until 2018. U.S. District Judge Gregory M. Sleet ruled yesterday that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and other generic-drug makers infringed some claims of patents covering Lyrica.

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Pfizer, Samsung, Microsoft, Wipo: Intellectual Property

Pfizer Inc. won a ruling that blocks generic versions of its drug Lyrica until 2018. U.S. District Judge Gregory M. Sleet ruled yesterday that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and other generic-drug makers infringed some claims of patents covering Lyrica.

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US retailers sue Pfizer over generic Lipitor delay

Five large US drug and grocery chains are suing Pfizer Inc and a second drugmaker, alleging they conspired to delay sales of cheap generic versions of the blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor.

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Retailers sue Pfizer, charge generic Lipitor delay

The suit accuses Pfizer of patent fraud as well as "illegal, anti-competitive conduct" with Ranbaxy to block other drugmakers from selling Lipitor versions.

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Pfizer, Research Affiliates, Occupy?: Intellectual Property

Pfizer Inc. s Wyeth unit and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. were accused by a group of prescription drug retailers of illegally keeping a generic version of the Effexor XR antidepressant off the market.

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Pharmaceutical Industry Seek Stronger Ties with Academia in Bid to Speed Up Drug Development

By Heidi Ledford of Nature magazine When pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced on June 8 that it is teaming up with eight research institutions in the Boston area to hunt for candidate drugs, the news was cheered from all sides. [More] (12 mins ago)

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