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Bayer warns against compulsory licensing in India as Natco builds case for Nexavar

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Faced with the prospect of a compulsory licence against its anticancer Nexavar (sorafenib tosylate) in India, Bayer has said that the extensive use of such licenses will "undermine and threaten" the patent system that fosters innovation.

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