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See-Saw: Challenger Natco Is Now Licensee For Lilly’s Baricitinib

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Lilly brings challenger Natco into licensee fold for baricitinib in COVID-19, while the Indian firm retracts a compulsory licensing application for the JAK inhibitor, rapidly diffusing a potentially difficult situation for both sides. But will the six other baricitinib licensees in India match the price of Natco’s on-market version?

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