How long does a patent on meds last?

Answer According to the Food and Drug Administration, most patents on prescription meds last 20 years. After the patent's expiration, companies other than the original drug developers may manufacture and ... Read More »

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How long does an international patent last?

Generally patents last 20 years whether they are international or domestic but that span can vary depending on the nature of the patent. Design patents, for instance, last only 14 years from the da... Read More »

How long does a pharmaceutical patent last?

Pharmaceutical patents last 20 years from the moment the drug was invented. During this time, no generic copycat drugs can be made. The trouble for drug companies is that it can take eight years or... Read More »

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How many years does a drug patent last?

In the United States a drug patent is a law that protects the maker of a drug from having the intellectual rights of the drug copied. The current time frame for a drug patent is 20 years after the ... Read More »