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AAM Files Brief to Oppose Pharmaceutical Company Abuse of the Patent System

WASHINGTON, DC (May 18, 2018) –AAM filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit calling on the court to reject gamesmanship of the patent system which keeps prescription drug prices high for patients. In this case, Allergan Inc. has transferred its patents to the St. Regis Mohawk Native American Tribe with the intent to use the tribe’s sovereign immunity to evade review of the drug company’s patents. AAM is joining with a diverse range of groups, including America’s Health Insurance Plans, in opposing this abuse of the patent system.

Generic and Biosimilar Competition Is Cornerstone of President Trump’s Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices for American Patients

Administration’s Plan Embraces Getting More Generic and Biosimilar Medicines to Patients

WASHINGTON DC (May 11, 2018) – In President Trump’s remarks today at the White House, he made clear the essential role that generic and biosimilar medicines play in containing prescription drug costs for patients.

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