Brazil to Object to Dutch Seizure of Generic Drug
By Pedro Fonseca and Reese Ewing
Jan 23, 2009
Local foreign and health ministries said a company claiming to have intellectual property rights to the arterial hypertension drug losartan in the Netherlands requested customs authorities seize a shipment of a generic version of the drug in transit from India to Brazil, two countries where the patent is not protected.
Jan. 21 (Bloomberg)