India orders compulsory license for Bayer's cancer drug Nexavar

03/12/2012 | Wall Street Journal, The ·

The Indian Patent Office ordered Bayer to grant Natco Pharma a compulsory license to produce and market a generic version of cancer medicine Nexavar, marking the first such issuance under the country's patent law. Bayer is disappointed and exploring options to defend its intellectual property, the company said.

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