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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Patent Office's Rejection of Gilead's Antiretroviral Patents Might Affect Applications in India

Last week's rejection by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office of four patents on Gilead Sciences ' antiretroviral drug Viread might affect patent applications for the drug in India, the Times of India reports. According to the Times of India ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Patent Office Upholds One of Four Patents on Gilead's Antiretroviral Viread

Gilead Sciences on Tuesday announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office upheld one of four patents on its antiretroviral drug Viread, Reuters reports. The four patents had been challenged by the not-for-profit group Public Patent... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

National Institutes of Health Donates Protease Inhibitor Patent to UNITAID Medicines Patent Pool

On September 30, 2010 the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) became the first research funder to license intellectual property rights to the Medicines Patent Pool essential to manufacturing anti-HIV protease inhibitors. The patent pool is an... Read more »
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Patent 5676977 (WHY IS THERE NO CURE FOR HIV? 2009)Hello Gerswin Hakalakavitch,

Dear Dr. Frascino, I do believe that you are only standing on the tip of the ice burg refusing to believe that ice exist below the water when you answered "Imusil Introvenously (THE CURE FOR AIDS)". If such a cure did exist (which it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Gerswin Hakalakavitch,If indeed you are a biochemist, you should be able to distinguish fact from fantasy. Unfortunately you appear to be more of a conspiracy theorist than biochemist! I stand by my comments (see below). By the way the... Read more »


This might not be the right forum for this, but when are the HIV drug patents expiring? With the introduction of Atripla, it seems like the drug companies are trying to patent and market a new drug so that people won't buy the generics of the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.As those readers who are familiar with my professional history will know, I believe that drug pricing is a very important issue that affects access to care, both here in the US and abroad.Some HIV medications are already generic... Read more »

Patents on meds

hey doc, stupid question but i'll ask anyway. why doesn't some AIDS/HIV foundations team up with the US govt (since they fund some hiv/AIDS programs anyway) to buy the patents of hiv/AIDS meds so that generics can be freely made available...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Not a stupid question. We have may great strides in getting HIV meds to those in need in underdeveloped countries for very little cost. And so your idea is already happening outside the US. This is unlikely to happen in the US, since many of the... Read more »

patented query

I'm responding to your answer to the question about HIV drug patents. My boyfriend takes Combivir and has to pay a very high copay with his insurance because it is a name brand drug. Now that AZT is generic would it be just as safe, and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Medically speaking, the only difference between the two options would be the pill number. There would be two prescriptions for the uncoupled combination of AZT and 3TC with two copayments. Sometimes (depends on your insurance... Read more »
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US patent 5676977

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I would encourage anyone who reads this to check this out. go on and type in patent 5676977 and read this United States government patent, then respond and tell me what you think afterward. Read more »

The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
The U.S. AIDS CURE and the CDC's Constitutional Guarantee

After 26 months on a single injection of the U.S. patented cure for AIDS, patent #5676977, my viral load is undetectable for the AIDS virus... Read more »

U.S patent # 5676977 a cure for AIDS

Posted by Sojuro, 2 Replies
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Patent # 5676977

The U.S has been witholding the fact that it has a patented cure for Aids and the U.S is witholding the fact that it manufactured the Aids virus. A review of the U.S Special Virus... Read more »

some one with more knowledge please explain this

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
Does this mean they cured HIV in these patents?
Immunotherapy of HIV-infected patients with Gc protein-derived macrophage activating factor (GcMAF).

Yamamoto N, Ushijima N, Koga Y.

Division of Molecular... Read more »