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patent period

The time during a parasitic disease that organisms are demonstrable in the body.
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(110) At first blush, this appears to conflict with the Brulotte Court's stance that the applicability of license terms to the post-expiration period is a telltale sign that the licensor was acting anticompetitively by protecting its monopoly beyond the patent period. (111) However, the Kimble Court distinguished that Brulotte was a patent case--and not an antitrust case; therefore the rule of reason was not the appropriate standard of review.
Under provisions of the Hatch-Waxman Act, the first generic drug applicant to file with the Food and Drug Administration gets 180 days of exclusivity after entry before other generic manufacturers may enter the market--a sort of "mini patent period" for the first generic.
Generic drugs - medicines produced to pharmacologically identical formulae as the original drugs, but after the patent period has expired - are widely seen to be one of the pillars of the provision of affordable, first-class health care to the broadest possible number of patients.
falciformis and given Lab Diet produced the most oocysts of any experimental group reaching a peak oocyst production on Day 9 PI of 6.1 million oocysts and resulting in a total oocyst production of the 5 day patent period of 12.9 million oocysts (Fig.
The amount of advertising necessary to build significant brand loyalty for Prozac, for example, undoubtedly was less than it would have been had Prozac faced competition during the patent period.
In other words, patents restrict entry of homogeneous (identical) products during the patent period. However, patents rarely lead to a complete monopolization of a market.
She notes that "[e]xtending patent life may increase an entrant's incentives to introduce an imitation during the patent period," with the result being that "incentives to innovate may decline with increases in patent life." (38) Gideon Parchomovsky and R.
Drugs developed and patented by any pharmaceutical company can be produced generically by other competent companies once the patent period ends.