September 1, 2011

Branded drugs sold under their generic names at a reduced price can reduce retail and wholesale drug prices, according to a new report by the Federal Trade Commission.

July 19, 2011

Generic drug maker Teva recently admitted that one of its drugs infringes two of Amgen's patents.

April 28, 2011

Drug maker Eli Lilly will get at least two more years of patent exclusivity on a drug used to treat depression, anxiety and pain resulting from diabetic neuropathy and fibromyalgia, thanks to a court order issued Wednesday.

April 27, 2011

A biopharmaceutical company has appointed a new CFO.

April 20, 2011

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Salix Pharmaceuticals three patents related to a drug used for travelers’ diarrhea.

March 21, 2011

Exergen said a new patent granted to the company protects its temporal artery thermometers brand.

February 18, 2011

Generic drug usage already has been on the rise year after year, with no sign of slowing down. As Jody Fisher, VP marketing for healthcare analytics at market research firm SDI, has told Drug Store News, generics accounted for more than 70% of products dispensed at retail pharmacies and are set to increase further this year.


February 3, 2011

A bill that would make the biggest changes to patent laws in more than half a century has drawn mixed responses from the drug industry.

November 29, 2010

Generic drug maker Impax Labs is challenging the patent covering a drug used to treat high cholesterol, the company said Friday.

November 14, 2010

Look for a big surge in brand-to-generic drug switches at the pharmacy counter over the...

October 6, 2010

Watson Pharmaceuticals has settled a patent lawsuit with Endo Pharmaceuticals concerning an Endo prescription painkiller,...

September 21, 2010

Teva filed a complaint against a generic drug maker this week, asserting four patents for...

September 9, 2010

The federal government got a kick in the face Thursday as an appeals court ruled...

August 30, 2010

Salix Pharmaceuticals announced its agreement with Novel Labs to settle its patent litigation over Novel’s...

August 12, 2010

The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has ruled against drug maker...

August 11, 2010

The main lobbying group for the generic drug industry said federal authorities erred in projecting...

July 18, 2010

A U.S. District Court has ruled in favor of two companies who alleged patent infringement...

July 14, 2010

Drug maker Gilead Sciences has filed a suit against Indian generic drug maker Lupin for...

May 19, 2010

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent to Salix Pharmaceuticals for a...

May 10, 2010

Glenmark Generics has reached a settlement with Merck over a cholesterol drug, Glenmark partner Par...

May 2, 2010

Drug maker Abbott has sued a Watson Pharmaceuticals subsidiary over its attempt to market a...

March 29, 2010

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office plans to uphold the patent protection of a blockbuster...

March 17, 2010

A ban on patent settlements between branded and generic drug companies appears to have been...

February 22, 2010

President Barack Obama’s proposed healthcare bill may have its supporters and detractors, but one group...