Pfizer loses UK patent for blockbuster pain drug after threats to doctors.

@article{Kmietowicz2015PfizerLU,
  title={Pfizer loses UK patent for blockbuster pain drug after threats to doctors.},
  author={Zosia Kmietowicz},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2015},
  volume={351},
  pages={h4918}
}
The drug company Pfizer made unjustifiable threats when it said earlier this year that prescribing generic versions of pregabalin, which it markets as Lyrica, for pain control could leave doctors open to litigation, the High Court has ruled. Mr Justice Richard Arnold said, in the course of a judgment in which he also overturned Pfizer’s UK patent for… CONTINUE READING