Hatch-Waxman and IPR Strategy

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Inter partes review (IPR) proceedingshave become an attractive optionfor generic drug manufacturers wishing toutilize the PTAB’s streamlined patent validity decision process while also reaping the benefits of the Hatch-Waxman Act. However, many believe that allowing generics to apply bothof these strategies disrupts the balance between encouraging pharmaceutical innovation andlowering drug prices that the Hatch-Waxman Act intended to preserve. Thisdebate has escalated sincethe Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act of 2018, which seeks to force generics to choose between the Hatch-Waxman framework and IPR.

In this webinar, Principal and Post-Grant Practice Co-Chair Dorothy Whelan and Principal Chad Shear address these complex issues and more, including:

  • IPR basics and how they apply to Hatch-Waxman cases
  • The “who, when, and where” of IPR filings and the decisions that go into filing
  • Recent decisions and arguments impacting Hatch-Waxman and IPR strategy

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