Industry Prepares For Advent Of SPC Manufacturing Waiver
As the generics and biosimilars industries prepare for the European SPC manufacturing waiver to come into effect on 1 July, Generics Bulletin traces the history of the mechanism from early industry lobbying efforts to its ultimate entry into force.
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