India lifts patents for GSK, Roche's breast cancer drugs

08/4/2013 | Daily Star (Bangladesh), The · Reuters

India struck down a patent covering GlaxoSmithKline's breast-cancer drug Tykerb over concerns that the treatment is not innovative enough to deserve its own patent. A GSK representative said the company was evaluating an appeal. Similarly, a Roche representative confirmed that India had canceled divisional patents for the company's breast cancer treatment Herceptin over improper patent submissions.

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