[Ip-health] Dutch health care insurance company sues drug company over patent evergreening

Ellen 't Hoen ellenthoen at medicineslawandpolicy.net
Fri Sep 21 10:45:57 PDT 2018


Dear IP - Health reader,

Here is my blog about the Dutch health insurance company taking AstraZeneca to court over patent evergreening, claiming more than 4 mill Euro in damages. The court’s hearing was today.

https://medicineslawandpolicy.org/2018/09/dutch-health-insurance-company-menzis-takes-astrazeneca-to-court-over-patent-evergreening/

Parties will continue to talk. Ed Silverman from Statnews has an update here:
https://www.statnews.com/pharmalot/2018/09/21/health-insurer-astrazeneca-patents/

Kind regards,

Ellen ‘t Hoen
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