Novartis Sheds Vildagliptin Trademark In India Ahead Of Patent Expiry
Eris Lifesciences has acquired a Novartis trademark for vildagliptin, a DPP-4 inhibitor that has been the subject of a torrent of alleged infringement-related legal action in India. Pricing for the acquired brand will be interesting to watch from now on as a patent on vildagliptin is set to expire soon.
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