The Patent Wars: Big Pharma vs. Generics

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Big Pharma and generic drug manufacturers have been battling it out in the marketplace and the courtroom for decades, but the intensity of these battles has increased significantly in recent months. As more and more brands are due to come off patent, the big drug companies are utilizing every means possible to delay the release of the generic version. The effect the patent wars on workers’ compensation is staggering. Manufacturers of some of the most expensive brand name drugs in work comp including OxyContin® and Celebrex® continue to delay the release of generic versions. Learn more about this important topic from leading experts.