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Why India's Novartis ruling is not patent Armageddon

Peter Leung, Hong Kong


The Supreme Court’s denial of Novartis’s Glivec patent has prompted dire warnings about patent protection in India, but practitioners say that the decision was just a straightforward application of the law

The patent in question involved a beta crystalline form of Imatinib Mesylate, a molecule invented in the 1990s with a US patent application from April 1994. The original molecule was not patented in India because under Indian patent law, substances...


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