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Abbott Strikes Back In Thailand Drug Feud

Law360 (March 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Raising the stakes in a battle between Thai authorities and multinational pharmaceutical companies, Abbott Laboratories has decided against launching any new medicines in Thailand and has pulled its current drug applications from the government review process.

"The [Thai] government has decided not to support innovation by breaking patents of numerous medicines," Abbott spokesperson Jennifer Smoter said Tuesday. "That's why Abbott will not submit applications to register new medicines and has withdrawn current applications in Thailand, until the government changes its position."

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