Summary: H.R.3074 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3074. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (08/03/1987)

Lopid Patent Term Extension and Fairness Act of 1987 - Amends the patent laws to extend for five years the patent term of a new drug if certain conditions are met, including: (1) that the new drug has been subjected to a regulatory review by the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA); (2) the completion of a specified clinical study; and (3) that the FDA has either approved a supplemental new drug application or the original patent term is within 90 days of expiration and the FDA has not made a final determination. Requires the Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks to issue a certificate of extension which will terminate if the supplemental new drug application is disapproved.