CPT page on Royalties on patents for health care inventions

Ranges of royalty rates, and royalty guidelines, U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry

Royality Rates for Biotech Licenses Government revenue from royalties Payment/Non-payment of royalties Sharing royalties Range of Pharmaceutical Royalties in Other Countries

CPT Page on Biotech and Gene Patents which focuses on the problem of overpatenting in biotech R&D: situations where genes used for research are patented before medical products have been developed, and the need for researchers to pay patent holders royalty rates stiffles further research on the genes.

Additional discussion of cases where there are multiple patents on same product.


Suggestions, corrections or comments to James Love, at: love@cptech.org.

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