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Patently Innovative

How Pharmaceutical Firms Use Emerging Patent Law to Extend Monopolies on Blockbuster Drugs

Patently innovative provides a review of the importance of traditional patent law and emerging linkage regulations for pharmaceutical products on the global stage, with a focus on the linkage regime in Canada. The primary focus is on how innovation in the pharmaceutical sector can be strongly regulated and how government regulation can either stimulate or inhibit development of breakthrough products.

Patent attorneys and intellectual property personnel at pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies

Hardbound, 296 Pages

Published: January 2012

Imprint: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-907568-12-1


  • Drug approval, drug patenting, pharmaceutical linkage, and public health policy; Empirical analysis of drug approval; Empirical analysis of pharmaceutical innovation and drug approval-drug patenting linkage; Empirical analysis of drug patenting in multiple high-value cohorts; Implications of empirical data: Are pharmaceutical linkage regulations a success? Future directions: Testable hypotheses and evolution toward global pharmaceutical linkage.


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