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Parallel imports of pharmaceuticals

CГ©dric Julien Poget

Parallel imports of pharmaceuticals

evidence from Scandinavia and policy proposals for Switzerland

by CГ©dric Julien Poget

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Published by Birkhäuser in Basel, Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCédric Julien Poget
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF5482.75.S34 P64 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 150 p. ;
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24584915M
ISBN 10376438588X
ISBN 109783764385880
LC Control Number2007935341

  Parallel importing has existed on a small scale in Europe for many years and has been upheld by the European Court of Justice as consistent with standard principles of free trade. However, the potential impact of parallel trade has increased significantly with the launch of the European Medicines Evaluation Agency in , the accession to the European Union (EU) of countries with Cited by: This statistic displays the share of parallel imports in pharmacy market sales by selected European countries in In Denmark, parallel imports held a share of about 26 percent of total. Pharmaceutical parallel imports is the completely legal activity of importing patent protected drugs into another country where the same product has been registered and is .


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Parallel imports of pharmaceuticals by CГ©dric Julien Poget Download PDF EPUB FB2

The work by C. Poget analyses how parallel imports of pharmaceuticals are affecting end consumer prices and drug expenditures in three Scandinavian countries, Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Based on his observations he derives proposals for policy reforms in EU member countries and Switzerland.

Parallel importing is an unauthorized import of non-counterfeit goods into a country. The goods are imported without the express permission of the intellectual property owner. Individuals refer to this as gray market goods, and most trades entail high-priced branded goods such as jewelry, cameras, tablets, and watches.

HPRA Guide to Parallel Imports of Human Medicines AUT-G 7/35 Applications New applications In order to obtain a PPA, the proposed authorisation holder, or another person acting on his behalf, must submit an application as set out below.

However, when parallel imports are authorised, the market is flooded by two types of distribution chains, legally – the registered proprietor distribution chain and the parallel imports chain.

When the parallel imports chain runs, it distributes the authentic products of the registered proprietor at a cheaper rate and so the very process of. Parallel imports of pharmaceutical products in the European Union (Policy research working paper) [Ganslandt, Mattias] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Parallel imports of pharmaceutical products in the European Union (Policy research working paper)Author: Mattias Ganslandt. Parallel trade occurs if international price differences for identical products are high and a policy of regional or international exhaustion of the respective property right has been implemented in the high price country.

The work by C. Poget analyses how parallel imports of pharmaceuticals are. The UK parallel import licensing scheme lets a medicine authorised Parallel imports of pharmaceuticals book another EU Member State be marketed in the UK, as long as the imported product has no. 5 US AND PARALLEL IMPORT In US, prior toparallel imports were allowed but were restricted to domestic exhaustion.

In the renowned case of Sylvania19, first sale doctrine made great emphasis in the mind set of Judges Under the first sale doctrine, in the domestic market the patent holder cannot control or. Parallel trade occurs if international price differences for identical Parallel imports of pharmaceuticals book are high and a policy of regional or international exhaustion of the respective property right has been implemented in the high price country.

The work by C. Poget analyses how parallel imports of pharmaceuticals are affecting end consumer prices and drug expenditures in three Scandinavian countries, Sweden. Parallel imports of pharmaceutical products in the European Union (English) Abstract.

The point of parallel imports of pharmaceuticals is arbitrage between countries with different prices. For several years, an important issue in the European Union (EU) has been the evident conflict between differing price regulations in the member states.

The point of parallel imports of pharmaceuticals is arbitrage between countries with different prices. For several years, an important issue in the European Union has been the evident conflict between differing price regulations in the member states, on the one hand, and the consequences of.

A parallel import is a non-counterfeit product imported from another country without the permission of the intellectual property owner. Parallel imports are often referred to as grey product and are implicated in issues of international trade, and intellectual property.

Parallel importing is based on concept of exhaustion of intellectual property rights: according to this concept, when the.

The parallel trade in pharmaceuticals dates back to the s when a number of pharmacists Member states can disallow parallel imports for reasons of protecting public health and application are substantially lower than those of a new substance or a generic.

PHARMACEUTICAL PARALLEL TRADE IN THE UK. PHARMACEUTICAL PARALLEL TRADE IN THE Size: KB. The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) incorporates strong patent protection, which leads to the high price in patented drugs.

However, the TRIPs Agreement provides two possible solutions for increasing access to essential drugs: compulsory licensing and parallel imports. In Bristol-Myers Squibb v Paranova AS, the ECJ set out a list of conditions (the BMS conditions) that parallel importers must fulfill in order to avoid a trade mark infringement claim, in cases concerning parallel trade in repackaged or relabelled pharmaceutical products.

(Joined cases C/93, C/93 and C/   The Tribunale Amministrativo Regionale del Lazio (Lazio Regional Administrative Court, hereinafter TAR) was recently (decision of T.A.R. of Lazio No. of 29 August ) called to rule on pharmaceuticals parallel imports, more specifically whether or not pharmaceuticals may keep the name used in the country of origin and who bears the.

Parallel imports of pharmaceuticals are controversial because their welfare effects are generally ambiguous. First, there is a tension between two major public-policy objectives: innovation and development of new drugs, on the one hand, and short-run cost-containment strategies for the health care system and broad access to existing medicines Cited by: Parallel Importation Parallel-importation is the importation from an EU Member State or a country within the EEA of a medicinal product which is essentially similar to a product already authorised in Ireland, by an importer who is someone other than the importer appointed by the marketing authorisation holder of the product on the Irish market.

Parallel imports in EU law EU courts do not share their opinion and their attitude to the restriction of parallel imports of pharmaceuticals is to a large extent strict. The practices of. Parallel imports and price controls Gene M.

Grossman∗ and Edwin L.-C. Lai∗∗ Price controls create opportunities for international arbitrage. Many have argued that such arbitrage, if tolerated, will undermine intellectual property rights and dull the incentives for investment in Cited by:   The Legal Status of Parallel Trade in Pharmaceuticals • Patents provide inventors of new products and technologies the legal right to exclude rivals from making, selling, and distributing those inventions.

o National/Territorial Exhaustion: exclusive rights end upon first sale within a country but IPR owners may exclude parallel imports from. What are parallel imports.

Parallel imports (sometimes referred to as gray market goods) refer to branded goods that are imported into a market and sold there without the consent of the owner of the trademark in that market.

The goods have been manufactured by or under license by the brand owner and therefore are not counterfeit However, they may have been formulated or packaged for a. Parallel Imports. Parallel Imports. Parallel Import department at Cross Healthcare has a very strong and motivated team of people who have, all together, more than 40 years of experience in this business.

Branded Pharmaceuticals. Cross Healthcare stocks branded ethicals from the UK and the European more. Surgical Disposables. Parallel import of medicinal products. What is a parallel imported medicinal product. Pharmaceutical companies/manufacturers market many of their medicinal products in Germany as well as in other Member States of the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA).For each of these products they hold a separate national marketing authorisation in the respective Member State.

The Concept of an Agreement and Beyond: How to Block Parallel Imports of Pharmaceuticals to Protect the Heart of Competition. EC COMPETITION LAW A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT, Giuliano Amato, Claus-Dieter Ehlermann, eds., pp.Hart Publishing, Cited by: 2. pharmaceuticals across the EU.

These differences create business opportunities for parallel importers who can buy the drugs in those countries where they are cheaper and import them in the more expensive ones, thereby obtaining a lucrative margin.

The packaging and labelling of pharmaceuticals is highly regulated both at EU and member. It is based in part on Daniel Gervais and Susy Frankel, ‘International Intellectual Property Rules and Parallel Importing’, in Research Handbook on Exhaustion and Parallel Imports (I Calboli and E Lee, eds) (Edward Elgar, ), pp.

A PDF version of this post is available here: A Primer on Parallel Importation after Lexmark. Costs of marketing pharmaceutical parallel imports (PPIs) are high—it is a tightly regulated industry with rigorous standards and regulatory requirements, but there are still enough margins to make it worthwhile, and parallel trade in pharmaceuticals has grown con- sistently in by:   The parallel importation of pharmaceuticals has become a critical issue in Vietnam.

As a developing country with a large population, Vietnam has long viewed parallel imports as an effective antidote to the high price of innovator drugs. Still, debates linger over whether the benefits outweigh the complications.

Legal Basis for Parallel Importation Exhaustion of rights. Parallel imports are only goods that are genuine and authentic, like the aforementioned Nike shoes (as opposed to you taking a pair of Walmart shoes, stripping their brand logo off it, and replacing it with a Nike swoosh).

How This Applies to Amazon Sellers. Reading this, you may be thinking of some counterexamples like books or magazines. Parallel imports encompass the trading of genuine pharmaceutical products at the different prices which can be obtained in the different Member States of the EU.

Parallel Import of Pharmaceuticals in the EU Scheuermann, Anna () Department of Business Administration. Mark; Abstract Parallel import in the European Union is the perfectly legal activity under Art.

EC of buying goods in a low-price country in order to ship and sell them in a high-price country. Negotiating the parallel imports rules. this book is an essential reference for all involved in the manufacture or distribution of medicines in Europe. Hard Brexit could wipe out UK’s parallel trade in pharmaceuticals.

14 JUN MHRA announces new valproate licensing rules. may constrain how firms respond to parallel trade. There have been proposals in the United States to permit parallel imports of pharmaceuticals from Canada (and other countries) in the last several years.

The U.S. is not alone in considering changes to the legality of parallel trade; developed countries like Switzerland, New Zealand andFile Size: KB. Parallel import is a non-counterfeit product imported from another country without the permission of the intellectual property owner.

Parallel imports are goods that are not authorized for importation into the U.S. Such goods were legitimately sold outside the U.S.

with the approval of the manufacturer. ] PARALLEL LMPORTATION OF PHARMACEUTICALS quently, after the first sale of a product with an IPR, "a purchaser can resell the product without being liable for infringement."'0 B.

"PARALLEL IMPORTS": THE RESULT OF APPLYING THE FIRST SALECited by: 1. For example, according to Noehrenberg, there was an increase in the share of parallel imports in pharmacy sales in Denmark, Ireland, Netherlands, and Sweden between and and a decrease in Latvia and the United Kingdom.

Finland, Norway, and Germany remained stable. Downloadable (with restrictions). We consider policy issues regarding parallel imports (PIs) of brand-name pharmaceuticals in the European Union, where such trade is permitted.

We develop a simple model in which an original manufacturer competes in its home market with PI firms. The model suggests that for small trade costs the original manufacturer will accommodate the import decisions of. Parallel traders deny this and argue that it provides the only competition in the supply of patented treatments, so reducing prices.

UK pharmacists are encouraged to source drugs at the lowest Author: Oliver Morgan. Comparative View Of Parallel Imports From The Trade Marks Perspective Intellectual Property Laws Outline Of Research Parallel Imports (PI), also called gray.

Parallel imports of pharmaceuticals: evidence from Scandinavia and policy proposals for Switzerland.The Price Impact of Parallel Imports in Pharmaceuticals: Evidence from the European Union Article in Journal of Health Economics 23(5) October with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.Downloadable!

We consider policy issues regarding parallel imports (PIs) of brand-name pharmaceuticals in the European Union, where such trade is permitted. We develop a simple model in which an original manufacturer competes in its home market with PI firms. The model suggests that for small trade costs the original manufacturer will accommodate the import decisions of parallel traders and.