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IGBA welcomes Productivity Commission Draft Report in Australia and supports immediate Australian patent reform

Friday May 27, 2016 –  The International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association (IGBA) represents companies that are actively engaged in the global manufacturing and trading systems for medicines.  Our membership includes the EGA (Europe), the CGPA (Canada), the GPhA (USA), the JAPM (Jordan), the NAPM (South Africa), the TGPA (Taiwan) and the JGA (Japan).  Associations from Australia (GBMA), Brazil (ProGenericos), Mexico (AMEGI) and Malaysia (MOPI) are Associate Members.

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IGBA calls for full transparency and new timelines for impact assessment with regard to the voluntary WHO biological qualifier (BQ) proposal

The International Generic and Biosimilar medicines Association (IGBA) welcomes the WHO’s continuous interest in the development of a global identification system for biological substances, as well as the decision to perform an impact study assessment of the voluntary Biological Qualifier (BQ) proposal. However, IGBA does not support the BQ proposal since successful product identification and tracking using multiple identification components are already in force, such as the brand name or the INN combined with the company name, the lot number and various national codes.

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IGBA Files Recommendations for USTR 2016 Special 301 Review

February 5, 2016 – IGBA Files Recommendations for USTR 2016 Special 301 Review.

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