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The Interplay between Regulatory Exclusivities and Patent Litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act

The Hatch-Waxman Act, officially known as the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act, revolutionized the pharmaceutical industry by balancing the interests of...

Objective Evidence in Determining Obviousness

MEDTRONIC, INC. v. TELEFLEX INNOVATIONS Before Moore, Lourie, and Dyk.  Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary: A close prima facie case of obviousness can be...

FDA Updates Cybersecurity Guidance

Written by:Matthew Ruth & Philip M. Nelson Going forward, medical device approval will require the device maker to provide cybersecurity information to the...

Patexia Insight 179: Best Patent Litigators of 2023: A Fusion of Analytics and Peer Reviews

In January, we delved into the intricacies of patent litigation in our third annual Patent Litigation Intelligence Report. This comprehensive study spanned five years, from July 1...

Fresh From the Bench: Latest Precedential Patent Case

CASE OF THE WEEK Medtronic, Inc. et al. v. Teleflex Innovations S.A.R.L., Appeal Nos. 2021-2356, -2358, -2361, -2363, and -2365 (Fed. Cir. May 24, 2023) In this week’s Case of...

ANDA Litigation: Navigating the Complexities of Patents and Generic Drug Approvals

In the world of pharmaceuticals, the Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) process plays a critical role in the approval and market entry of generic drugs. However, the intersection...

FDA Approves Qalsody™ for Treatment of ALS

Written by: Douglas W. Crandell, Ph.D. & Robert J. Hilton, Ph.D. On April 25th, 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved QalsodyTM (tofersen) for the...

Feed tagged as "tuberculosis":
It started with a basic soft drink cooler, a need for easier management of tuberculosis and $150,000 in innovation support.  A big challenge in managing... Read More »
Richard HaldermannHaven't you heard of an absorption refrigerator? They have used them for the past 50 years for refrigerators in recreational vehicles. They're not very expensive and all they need is a tank of propane, no electricity or batteries needed.
Jun 4, 2012
Valerie ClarkThe major thing to note with this cooler is not the ability to keep medicines cool, although that is a definite part of the solution, but the cooler's ability to record and transmit data whenever the device is opened to dispense a dose. Still, it's a simple innovation with a big impact on the success of treating tuberculosis.
Jun 5, 2012
A tiny filter could have a big impact against tuberculosis (TB). Using the traditional microscope-based diagnosis method as a starting point, a University of Florida... Read More »
Researchers, led by Dr. Stephan Schwander, at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Public Health, has determined a possible link between... Read More »
Scientists have developed a new tool, endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO), to diagnose tuberculosis (TB). Up to 30 percent of the world’s population ... Read More »
Top scientific experts have published a global plan of action for developing critical vaccines to eliminate tuberculosis (TB). Published in a special issue of the... Read More »
Here's the weekly roundup of medical innovation trends and developments that are making headlines! Women have increased risk of in-hospital death following a... Read More »
In today’s technology driven medical world, disease diagnosis is relying more and more on sophisticated machinery and complex tests. Having received my medical... Read More »
In the future, tuberculosis patients may receive treatments according to what version of a single 'Goldilocks' gene they have, says an international research... Read More »
  GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Intellectual Property Organization launched a consortium on Wednesday that would allow the public and private sector to... Read More »