What does Glivec ruling imply for generics? My piece in Sunday ET

8 Apr

In case some of you were waiting for Apothecury’s take on the Glivec judgement, I was waiting for this piece that I did for the Sunday Economic Times to be published. In a nutshell, in the article I explain why, as far as India’s generics industry is concerned, the Glivec outcome is not really a new win but more like savouring the same victory twice over.  You can read the piece here. (Please ignore the New Delhi dateline in the story, I still operate from Mumbai).

Pic courtesy photostream of 757Live on Flickr.

5 Responses to “What does Glivec ruling imply for generics? My piece in Sunday ET”

  1. Ganesh Nayak April 8, 2013 at 12:53 pm #

    Was very good. How have you been Gauri?

    Regards GNN


    • Gauri Kamath April 8, 2013 at 2:23 pm #

      Thanks Mr Nayak. I am well. Hope the mental health magazine is doing good? Do stay in touch. My best to Mrs Nayak


  2. Gina krishnan April 8, 2013 at 5:27 pm #

    As usual, superb post gauri. I agree, I think the outcome was expected given the Indian patent regime.


    • Gauri Kamath April 10, 2013 at 9:43 am #

      Thanks Gina.It is also worth noting that the IPA’s statement to the Glivec judgement was measured and stuck to outlining the facts of the case – no unnecessary rhetoric!



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