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expiry

(ĭk-spīr′ē)
n. pl. expi·ries
1. An expiration, especially of a contract or an agreement.
2. Death.
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The Guide to Patent Expiries is a quick easy-to-use reference tool for calculating expiry dates around the world.
The Guide to Patent Expiries is a definitive source of patent expiry information from around the world, suitable for anyone who needs to calculate expiry dates and for those involved in the clerical and legal aspects of record keeping and fee payments.
The fastest growing Japanese companies (such as Daiichi-Sankyo and Astellas) will receive the majority of their growth from expanding sales of already marketed products whereas the slowest growing companies (such as Takeda and Eisai) are burdened with heavy sales declines from patent expiries particularly in the gastrointestinal therapy area.
Company contributions from launches and expiries, 2005-11
expiries of pravastatin and simvastatin and the expected 2011 patent expiry of the best-selling statin, atorvastatin (Pfi zer's Lipitor).
The 95 page report uses detailed regulatory and company source information in order to provide a concise over of the effect of patent expiries on over 40 major selling pharmaceuticals including, Nexium, Srevent and Protonix.
However, the late approval and patent expiries of major drugs in Japan means that its size will increase to 2014.
This report forecasts that combination products will drive sales in the ARB class once key product patent expiries force allow genericization of plain formulation products, however physicians are often cynical of manufacturers motives for producing these combinations and the benefits to patients must be highlighted to maintain physician confidence.
During the forecast period, 2003-11, the market will experience a period of high volatility as revenues are impacted by consecutive patent expiries and limited product launches.