US Patent Office To Determine Validity of UCB Patent


The US Patent and Trademark Office, or PTO, is set to begin a trial to determine whether or not UCB’s patent for an epilepsy drug is valid. The US based pharma company Argentum Pharmaceuticals is challenging the patent for UCB’s Vimpat drug. UCB released a statement saying that the company believed that the patent remains valid and that the patent will be upheld. Vimpat currently has sales of $758.7 million annually.

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