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The Humira patent thicket, the Noerr–Pennington doctrine and antitrust’s patent problem


A recent federal appellate court decision will make challenging future pharmaceutical ‘patent thickets’ an uphill battle.

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Knox, R., Curfman, G. The Humira patent thicket, the Noerr–Pennington doctrine and antitrust’s patent problem. Nat Biotechnol 40, 1761–1763 (2022).

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