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European Commission claims pharma competition success

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The proportion of problematic patent settlements in the pharmaceutical industry has fallen, even though the number of settlements has grown, according to the European Commission

In a statement published on January 31, the Commission said that its third annual survey had found that 11% of antitrust settlements were potentially problematic from an antitrust point of view, compared to 21% when the pharmaceutical sector enquiry was conducted in 2008 to 2009.

That came as the total number of settlements reached 120 in 2011,...

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