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18 December 2017
On November 1 2017 the Federal Court of Appeal heard Alexion's appeal of a decision striking out its constitutional challenge to the price regulation scheme and confiscatory powers found in Sections 83 to 86 and 87(1) of the Patent Act.(1) A decision is under reserve.
Alexion also has a pending judicial review of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board's decision that it sold Soliris (eculizumab) at excessive prices (for further details please see "Patented Medicine Prices Review Board update").
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