Bestselling Drugs Losing Patent Protection in 2012 -
Jul 29, 2012. Thus Bristol-Myers was loathe to let go of it. So the company bought itself some time. Plavix was originally set to go off patent in 2011, but the. May 17, 2012. For the second time in the past six months, a cardiology mainstay drug has lost patent protection and gone generic. Today the FDA announced. May 16, 2012. A generic form of the Bristol-Myers Squibb drug Plavix at a Mylan. With the loss of patent protection for Plavix and Lipitor coming in such quick.
Drug Patent Expirations $190 Billion Is Up for Grabs - Market Realist
Mar 3, 2016. A generic drug can only be introduced once patent protection on the associated. Plavix clopidogrel, and Singulair montelukast—faced patent expirations. Once drugs go off-patent, generics swoop in and tend to acquire. May 21, 2012. Plavix lost its patent protection this month, and on May 17 the Food and Drug Administration gave several companies the okay to sell its generic.