A comprehensive review of the critical issues at the intersection of patent law and food and drug law.
This valuable resource takes on the complicated tasks of tracking legal developments within the PTO, the FDA, Congress, the courts, the FTC, the Department of Justice, and the WTO. This is the only source available with a detailed, practitioner-oriented treatment of pharmaceutical patent law from the perspectives of both patent law and food and drug laws.
The Second Edition of Pharmaceutical Patent Law also provides complete coverage of advanced topics, including the antitrust implications of patent settlements, the experimental use privilege, and international aspects of the field. It not only reviews current issues of importance, but also reflects the impact of the new patent reform law on pharmaceutical patents and identifies topics, such as parallel importation and authorized generics. This is the ideal reference for practitioners looking for detailed guidance on pharmaceutical patent law in an easy-to-use format.