Changes in the Number of Continuation Patents on Drugs Approved by the FDA between 2000-2015

JAMA, Vol. 330(5), p. 469-470 (2023)

WVU College of Law Research Paper No. 2023-19

Posted: 9 Nov 2023

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S. Sean Tu

West Virginia University College of Law; Program On Regulation, Therapeutics, And Law (PORTAL), Brigham and Women's Hospital; Georgetown University - The O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law

Aaron S. Kesselheim

Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Kathrine Wetherbee

Independent

William Feldman

Harvard University - Harvard Medical School

Date Written: October 23, 2023

Abstract

This study assesses the frequency of continuation patents on brand-name drugs approved by the US Food and Drug Administration from 2000 to 2015.

Available at: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2807757

Keywords: Patents, patent, continuation, USPTO

Suggested Citation

Tu, Shine (Sean) and Kesselheim, Aaron S. and Wetherbee, Kathrine and Feldman, William, Changes in the Number of Continuation Patents on Drugs Approved by the FDA between 2000-2015 (October 23, 2023). JAMA, Vol. 330(5), p. 469-470 (2023), WVU College of Law Research Paper No. 2023-19, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4610092

Shine (Sean) Tu (Contact Author)

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Aaron S. Kesselheim

Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School ( email )

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Kathrine Wetherbee

Independent ( email )

William Feldman

Harvard University - Harvard Medical School

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United States

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