Bristol-Myers Squibb loses Baraclude patent fight with Teva


A US judge has invalidated pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS)’s patent covering its hepatitis B treatment Baraclude, agreeing with generic manufacturer Teva Pharmaceuticals that the invention of the active compound in the drug was obvious to anyone skilled in medicinal chemistry.

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