The Emerging Role of Postmarketing Clinical Research:

Regulatory issues, strategic drivers and overall trends

Emerging Role of Postmarketing Clinical Research is a report published by Business Insights that uses detailed case studies and market scenarios to examine the latest issues surrounding phase IV trial applications. The potential to leverage competitive advantage with postmarketing research is assessed by measuring the implications for formulary access, product marketing, indication expansion and reimbursement coverage.

Innovative Clinical Trial Design and Management: Trends, Success Stories and Impact upon R&D Budgets

Innovative Clinical Trial Design and Management is a report published by Business Insights that explores the major types of adaptive design and their role in dose-finding. The report investigates seamless Phase 2/3 trials and adaptive trials in pharmacogenomics, assesses the logistical implications of adaptive trial implementations and reviews the current regulatory standpoints of the FDA and EMEA.

World's Largest Patent Database is Now Online

More than 63 million patent documents from 80 patent organisations worldwide can be searched via the International Patent Documentation Data Base, (INPADOCDB). It was created by merging and revising two existing databases of the European Patent Office (EPO).

Network Like an Entrepreneur

Are you a corporate type who is slow to network? Then take a clue from entrepreneurs and connectors who reap many benefits from contacts.

When it comes to networking, you guys need to wake up and smell the coffee!  Entrepreneurs love to talk to people about their businesses— networking is typically their No. 1 or No. 2 channel for new clients.

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Open Source Pharmaceuticals - New Business Model

"Open source" as applied to culture defines a culture in which intellectual property is made generally available. Participants in such a culture are able to improve and modify those products and redistribute them back into the community. Farmavita.Net is now inviting proposals for  "open source pharmaceutical projects". Web 2.0 based software available at is allowing knowledge sharing and management of complex international, multi-center projects.

How to Calculate Standard Patent Expiry Dates and Data Exclusivity in Key Territories

Use this handy guide to navigate the calculation of patent expiry dates in US, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, United Kingdom and Australia, and also data exclusivity in the US, Canada, Europe and Australia.

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