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Eli Lilly fails to get Indian patent for drug to treat alcohol addiction
(Sajan C Kumar , 21-Aug-2015 , The Financial Express)
The Indian patent office has refused to entertain an application by US-based pharma major Eli Lilly and company for a patent on an invention regarding a drug compound of kappa opioid receptor, used for the treatment of disorders associated with alcohol dependency. More...
India rejects Lee Pharma’s compulsory licence plea
(Ruchika Chitravanshi , 18-Aug-2015 , The Economic Times)
India has decided against giving the compulsory licence for Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca's key antidiabetes compound Saxagliptin sought by Hyderabad based Lee Pharma. More...