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January 18, 2010



Why doesn't it surprise that those who oppose 12-year data exclusivity for biosimilars can't get their facts straight as to when that period starts?

Many have noted the Democrats' proclivity for snatching defeat from the jaws of victory; but who would have anticipated that this would extend even to the realm of patent law? I would not have predicted that the politics of patent law could in fact doom much-needed health-care legislation. But the recent upset in Massachusetts presents that distinct possibility.

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