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

Jamie Love james.love at keionline.org
Wed Nov 16 02:33:10 PST 2016


Current coupon prices for Xtandi at CVS are about $80 per capsule, or $320
per day. https://www.goodrx.com/xtandi
https://twitter.com/jamie_love/status/798836234130845696

On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 11:29 AM, Jamie Love <james.love at keionline.org>
wrote:

> 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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>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> James Love.  Knowledge Ecology International
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>>
>
>
>
> --
> James Love.  Knowledge Ecology International
> http://www.keionline.org/donate.html
> KEI DC tel: +1.202.332.2670, US Mobile: +1.202.361.3040, Geneva Mobile:
> +41.76.413.6584, twitter.com/jamie_love
>



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