U.S., Israel Deadlocked Over Data Exclusivity Rules

Law360, New York (July 13, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- U.S. and Israeli negotiators are in a deadlock over data exclusivity for drug registration files submitted by U.S. companies to Israel’s Ministry of Health, according to local media reports.

U.S.-Israeli trade talks in Washington, D.C. have yet to resolve long-standing disagreements over intellectual property rights issues, financial daily Globes reported.

Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor foreign trade administration deputy director-general Ronit Kan told the newspaper that the U.S. welcomed the inter-ministerial committee's conclusions on protecting ethical drug registration files in Israel.

However, Assistant Secretary of...
To view the full article, register now.

Law360 UK

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Legal News & Analysis

Financial Services Law360 UK and Insurance Law360 UK provide breaking news and in-depth analysis on U.K. and European Union regulation, enforcement, legislation, and litigation involving banks, investment firms, insurers, and more.