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Indian Supreme Court Rejects Trivial 'Evergreening' Of Pharma Patents

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Back in October last year, in the context of India showing itself increasingly sceptical about pharma patents that drive up drug prices beyond the reach of its citizens, we wrote about an important court battle over Novartis's drug Gleevec, sold as Glivec in India. The definitive judgement from India's...
Indian Supreme Court Rejects Trivial 'Evergreening' Of Pharma Patents
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OxyContin And The Art Of 'Evergreening'

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A few weeks back, we wrote about the Indian Supreme Court's rejection of Novartis's attempt to use "evergreening" to prolong its patent on Gleevec, sold as Glivec in India. That term refers to the trick of making small changes to a drug, usually one about to come off patent,...
OxyContin And The Art Of 'Evergreening'
Generic drug trade wins big after court refuses cancer medicine patent

4 Tips for Building a Productive Relationship with Marketing

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When Greg Meyers was hired as vice president of IT at Biogen Idec, he had to build a relationship with marketing from scratch. Luckily, he was uniquely qualified. "I spent half of my professional life in sales and marketing and the other half in IT," says Meyers, who previously...
4 Tips for Building a Productive Relationship with Marketing

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
Down 24% from its 52-week high, Barron's names Apple top stock for 2013

SuccessFactors Founder And SAP Exec Lars Dalgaard Joins Andreessen Horowitz As General Partner

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Andreessen Horowitz is boosting its investing team today with the addition of SuccessFactors Founder and SAP Exec Lars Dalgaard as General Partner. Dalgaard founded human capital management software giant SuccessFactors, which was acquired for a whopping $3.5 billion by SAP in 2011. As A16Z founder Ben Horowitz writes in blog...
SuccessFactors Founder And SAP Exec Lars Dalgaard Joins Andreessen Horowitz As General Partner

Doctors Call Out Novartis For Insane Pricing On Cancer Drug

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Novartis has been in the news lately for the lawsuit filed against it by the US government for kickbacks it allegedly gave to doctors for prescribing certain drugs. As we noted about that case, it should be no surprise that this sort of activity happens, given that the incentive structure...
Doctors Call Out Novartis For Insane Pricing On Cancer Drug
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Doctors Save A Little Girl's Life By Reprograming The HIV Virus To Fight Cancer Cells

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Drug company Novartis is betting $20 million on a cancer treatment that seems to have saved a little girl's life, according to a report from The New York Times's Denise Grady. Just last spring, six-year-old leukimia victim Emma Whitehead was "near death," having gone through chemotherapy twice without success. But then her...
Doctors Save A Little Girl's Life By Reprograming The HIV Virus To Fight Cancer Cells

The Gates Foundation May Have Silenced Competing Research Ahead of New Gates Foundation-Funded ‘Study’; Gates Connected to Novartis | Techrights #gatesfoundation #dirtytricks

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The Gates Foundation May Have Silenced Competing Research Ahead of New Gates Foundation-Funded ‘Study’; Gates Connected to Novartis | Techrights #gatesfoundation #dirtytricks

History Shows That Copyright Monopolies Prevent Creativity And Innovation

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Let’s start around the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. In that day and age, copyright monopoly laws were in force in the United Kingdom, and pretty much the United Kingdom alone (where they were enacted in 1557). You know the “Made in Country X” that is printed or engraved on...
History Shows That Copyright Monopolies Prevent Creativity And Innovation
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