In continuing pattern, India revokes eye-drug patents

08/12/2013 |

India's patent appeals board revoked patents for Allergan's glaucoma medications Ganfort and Combigan. This rejection is the latest in a series of challenges to intellectual property claims by global drug firms that has included GlaxoSmithKline's breast-cancer drug Tykerb, Pfizer's cancer drug Sutent, Roche's hepatitis C drug Pegasys and Merck's asthma treatment. India's Supreme Court rejected Novartis' patent for the cancer treatment Glivec earlier this year.

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