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Using Solid Form Patents to Protect Pharmaceutical Products — Part II

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AAPS eChalk Talk
Emergency Use Authorizations of Coronavirus Vaccines – Similarities and Differences between and EUA and Approval and Legal Ramifications of potential Vaccine Injury
February 17th, 2021
11:15AM ET
Emergency Use Authorizations as we know them now were borne out of the terror attacks on 9/11 and subsequent anthrax mail incidents and came into law in 2004 and have been amended in 2013 and again in 2016.  As of 1/1/2021, two vaccines have been authorized for use in the United States, each under an EUA.  This talk will explore the history of the EUA, the changes made to the EUA, and how it is being utilized today.  The talk will also discuss the differences between EUAs and Approvals as well as the federal government’s absorption of damages from vaccine injuries – who and what is covered and what are the limitations.
AI Driven Drug Repositioning and Repurposing Conference:
AI and Pharmaceutical Solid Form Patent Strategies for Repurposing Pharmaceutical Assets
April 21st, 2021
11:15AM ET

Eyal Barash of Barash Law LLC will be a featured speaker at this years AI Driven Drug Repositioning and Repurposing Conference. Eyal will discuss the importance of pharmaceutical solid forms in drug development and repurposing programs and how they can be used in patent strategies. He will also discuss the potential impact of AI on such patent strategies. Eyal will also be featured on a panel discussion with Alan Jiang of Xtalpi, and Kevin McLaren of Brannon Sowers & Cracraft PC. They will discuss the importance of AI and IP in drug discovery and development.
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What is a solid form?

A solid form is the solid representation of a chemical compound.  Examples include polymorphs, salts, solvates, hydrates, cocrystals, and amorphous solids.

Why patent solid forms?

Solid forms are compositions of matter and Orange-Book listable as drug substance.  When the science is right, patenting follows.

How do you patent a solid form?

The same rules apply to solid forms as to any other inventions.  Careful attention should be paid to the kinds and quality of data used in solid form patents.


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