Statement by Michael A. Carrier to Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate Judiciary Committee hearing May 7, 2019
2 Pages Posted: 29 May 2019
Date Written: May 07, 2019
My testimony supports 5 bills that would address anticompetitive games brand drug companies play to delay generic entry: 1) sample denials, 2) pay-for-delay settlements, 3) citizen petitions, 4) product hopping, and 5) patent thicketing.
Keywords: drugs, pharmaceuticals, antitrust, samples, settlements, citizen petitions, product hopping, patent thicketing
JEL Classification: I18, K21, L40, L41, L43, L65, O34, O38
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