[Ip-health] XTANDI rejected patent decision and oppositions on Patent Opposition Database

Jamie Love james.love at keionline.org
Wed Nov 16 02:29:11 PST 2016


On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 11:27 AM, Jamie Love <james.love at keionline.org>
wrote:

> The 2015 Medicare data is out.  The average price per 40 mg capsule for
> Xtandi was $73.94.  Since four are needed each day, that was $296 per day,
> for a chronic treatment.   For non-medicare purchases, the average price is
> more than $90 per day,
>

correction: ​  make that $90 per capsule, as the US average whole price. ​


or more than $360 per day.  Astellas is charging about $104 per day in
> Japan, and $80 per day in Canada.  Biolyse offered the drug to Medicare for
> $3 per capsule, or $12 per day, but that offer was rejected.  Not sure what
> Trump will think about US residents paying so much more for a drug invented
> on Army and NIH grants, for which the USG holds rights in all Orange Book
> patents.
>
> https://twitter.com/jamie_love/status/798618978130259968/photo/1
>
> On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 10:57 AM, Shailly Gupta <
> shailly.gupta at geneva.msf.org> wrote:
>
>> Dear All,
>>
>> As you know, Indian patent office recently rejected Pfizer’s application
>> for XTANDI (enzalutamide) used for the treatment of prostate cancer.
>>
>> http://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/pharma/paten
>> t-denied-price-of-prostate-cancer-drug-may-go-down/55344613 <
>> http://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/pharma/pate
>> nt-denied-price-of-prostate-cancer-drug-may-go-down/55344613>
>>
>> We have uploaded the concerned patent application, key patent oppositions
>> and patent office decision on patent opposition database. You can access
>> all of these documents here:
>>
>> https://www.patentoppositions.org/en/drugs/enzalutamide <
>> https://www.patentoppositions.org/en/drugs/enzalutamide>
>>
>> Best
>>
>>
>> Shailly
>>
>>
>> Shailly Gupta
>> MSF Access Campaign
>> New Delhi
>> +91-9899976108
>>
>>
>>
>>
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