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The Startup Drugmaker's Post-Helsinn Survival Guide

Law360 (January 25, 2019, 9:38 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court dashed the hopes of smaller pharmaceutical and biotech companies with its recent ruling that businesses can't sell unpatented inventions to other companies without risking losing their future patent rights, possibly cutting off years of market exclusivity.

While the court's Jan. 22 ruling in Helsinn v. Teva will apply to all drug companies, startups and other small businesses are likely to feel it more acutely, given that they don't have a wealth of in-house services at their disposal. Experts say that as long as these companies are diligent, the ruling shouldn't throw a wrench into their business....

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