Patents can be granted in different countries, each having slightly different rules or legal formalities. Now if one wants to have legal protection over his invention in multiple countries, it would require him to file multiple patents for each country or region.
Sandoz announces global resolution of biosimilar adalimumab patent disputes, securing patient access
Sandoz, a Novartis division and the global leader in biosimilars, announced a global resolution of all intellectual property related litigation with AbbVie concerning the proposed Sandoz biosimilar Hyrimoz® (adalimumab) for reference medicine Humira® (adalimumab).
Patents with Ha-Ha-Ho-Ho-He-He
It is widely acknowledged that patent is a serious business, not a laughing matter. However, it is difficult to believe that patents can lack one of the most vital factor of human existence viz humor, especially if they are associated with almost every single thing in this world. […]