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Roche not to pursue patent for breast cancer drug in India

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 18:04

Swiss pharma major Roche Holding AG Friday said it won't pursue the secondary patent for its breast cancer drug 'Herceptin' in India.

Govt says Roche didn't follow norms for cancer drug patent

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 22:29

The government today said it had "treated as withdrawn" patent applications by Swiss pharma major Roche Holding for offshoot medicines of its breast cancer drug 'Herceptin' because the company did not comply with local norms.

India partly revokes Roche cancer drug patent

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 18:39

India has partly revoked patents granted to Roche Holding AG for its breast cancer drug Herceptin, a spokesman for the drugmaker confirmed on Sunday.