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Drug patents expire. Can IP data help you prepare?

Posted: 26 October 2017 | | No comments yet

When important and valuable patents expire, some rejoice and some dismay. Usually, after 20 years of protection, a masterpiece becomes available to all to reproduce, at the loss of the former patent owner…

When important and valuable patents expire, some rejoice and some dismay. Usually, after 20 years of protection, a masterpiece becomes available to all to reproduce, at the loss of the former patent owner. Intellectual Property (IP) is intended to reward innovation, but it does not afford the owner eternal complacency, and continued innovation is thus an integral part of any ambitious business continued strategy.

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