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Generic Daklinza Deal Sets Precedent In HCV Drug Licensing

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Executive Summary

The licensing agreement announced on Nov. 23 by the Medicines Patent Pool and Bristol-Myers Squibb, under which generics firms will be able to manufacture their own versions of the firm's hepatitis C drug daclatasvir for sale in more than a hundred lower-income countries, breaks new ground in several different ways.

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