Navigation Links
12 Chinese Firms Appeal Against Court Ruling On Viagra

Twelve Chinese pharmaceutical firms, who produce cheap imitations of Viagra have launched an appeal against a court ruling protecting US drug giant Pfizer's patent rights // in the world's most populous nation which has some 80 million impotent men.

In a last-ditch effort to protect their investment in Viagra-style drugs, the firms yesterday handed their appeal to the Beijing High People's Court.

They are calling for a reversal of the June 2 court ruling which upheld Pfizer's patent for its anti-impotence drug.

But the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), which was ordered on June 2 to withdraw its decision to invalidate the patent right of Sildenafil Viagra's active ingredient did not appeal with the 12 companies yesterday, thereby missing the appeal deadline.

A date has not yet been set for the case, court sources were quoted by 'China Daily'.

On June 2, the Beijing No 1 Intermediate People's Court ruled in favour of Pzifer, after reviewing the case for more than one and a half years.

Yesterday, while expressing his disappointment in not having SIPO's support in the appeal, Wang Wei, a lawyer representing the 12 pharmaceutical companies, said: "We must try our best to protect our interests, no matter whether SIPO will appeal with us." The 12 drug companies, from Jilin, Shanghai, Anhui, Jiangsu, Guangdong, Chongqing, Sichuan and Tianjin, claim to have invested over 100 million yuan (12 million US dollars) in less expensive imitations of the famous blue pill.

(Source:PTI News)
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Chinese paracetamol may be slapped with dumping duty
2. Stay young the Chinese way
3. A Chinese herb kills cancer cells
4. Chinese herbal remedies aids in cancer treatment
5. Prohibited diet medicine found in Chinese herbs
6. Global Outbreak Of Bird Flu Warning By Chinese Scientist
7. Japanese And Chinese Pharmaceutical Companies Join Together In Drug Testing
8. Unscrupulous Chinese Medicine traders putting lives at risk
9. Chinese City Suspends Water Supply Fearing Pollution
10. Running Water Restored In Chinese City
11. Mass Bird flu vaccination to Chinese Poultry
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:11/20/2018)... ... November 20, 2018 , ... According ... by 60%BBN®, a recognized leader in communication training and consulting announced a 60% ... Units in the country. BBN conducted training from November 2017 through January 2018 ...
(Date:11/20/2018)... ... November 20, 2018 , ... The 2018-19 ski ... medicine specialist and USSA Ski Team Doctor Dr. Kevin Plancher, “you can’t start ... It’s a known fact that skiing and snowboarding are high-risk injury sports. According ...
(Date:11/16/2018)... (PRWEB) , ... November 16, ... ... Michigan, will now offer treatment options to patients suffering from chronic pelvic ... the diagnosis and treatment of various pelvic pain disorders including endometriosis, menorrhagia ...
(Date:11/16/2018)... ... 2018 , ... CapRock Health, the Brazos Valley’s only Independent and 100% locally ... the Century Square Development in College Station, Texas on 11/16/2018. , “We ... the Bryan and College Station area,” said Dr. Andy Wilson, CEO of CapRock Health. ...
(Date:11/16/2018)... ... November 16, 2018 , ... Hangover Heaven®, a ... medications and antioxidants, has changed its name to Hangover Heaven IV Hydration® in ... focused on IV therapy and IV hydration through our hangover cures products, we ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/16/2018)... ... 16, 2018 , ... OnlineMasters.com, a trusted source for unbiased ... Online Master's in Marriage And Family Counseling Programs in the United States. The ... , The research organization analyzed graduate schools across the country with only the ...
(Date:11/16/2018)... Calif. (PRWEB) , ... November 16, 2018 , ... ... of Science in Healthcare Administration (BSHA) program. Driven by a desire to ... the workforce, the new curriculum will be available for new and returning students ...
(Date:11/15/2018)... ... November 15, 2018 , ... Cantata Health, ... technology for acute care, post-acute care, and long-term care facilities continues to gain ... help healthcare professionals provide more efficient and effective patient care. , “We’re pleased ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: