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Global Regulation of the Pharmaceutical Sector: Books

This guide is designed to help students in Prof. Abbott's course of the same name.

Thomas, Pharmaceutical Patent Law


John R. Thomas, Pharmaceutical patent law, 2nd ed., Arlington, VA : BNA Books, c2010. (Temporary Free Access)

Contents: Introduction to pharmaceutical patents -- Patent eligibility -- Utility -- Novelty -- Nonobviousness -- The patent instrument -- Patent acquisition procedures -- Duration of rights -- The FDA drug approval process -- The orange book -- Marketing exclusivities -- Scope of patent rights -- Claim interpretation and the doctrine of equivalents -- Parallel importation -- The experimental use privilege -- Antitrust considerations -- International and comparative patent law -- International and comparative data protection -- Follow : on biologics.

LAW LIBRARY Reserves 2nd Floor -- KF3133.D78T46 2010


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