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India bans animal testing for cosmetics
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India
  • July 12 2013

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has reportedly announced that it will implement a ban on animal testing for cosmetics, making it the first South


Drug makers complain about slow regulatory approvals in India
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global, India
  • February 21 2013

Pharmaceutical companies have reportedly begun shifting their clinical trials out of India, claiming that bureaucrats have been slow to approve them


India to consider ban on importing animal-tested cosmetics
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India, USA
  • January 9 2014

Following the June 2013 decision to prohibit the testing of domestically produced cosmetics and their ingredients on animals (details about which


Drug launch within six months of controller general approval now required in India
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India
  • January 24 2013

According to a news source, the Drugs Controller General of India (CG) has announced that pharmaceutical companies failing to launch their drugs


Drug companies and policymakers watch patent dispute before India’s high court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India
  • March 15 2012

According to a news source, the India Supreme Court will hear final arguments in March 2012 on whether the manufacturer of a drug that could not be patented in India because it was created before 1995 during a moratorium on the grant of patents to Western companies, may obtain a patent in that country for a newer form of the drug


Indian state seizes Red Bull, caffeine content above legal limits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India
  • April 6 2012

The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (MFDA) has reportedly seized more than 1 million cans of Red Bull, an energy drink containing 250-300 parts per million (ppm) of caffeine, on the ground that the product exceeds the 145 ppm limit for carbonated beverages


India’s biotechnology regulatory bill faces opposition
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India
  • November 17 2011

According to a news source, the proposed Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India Bill, 2011, was withdrawn from the Monsoon Session of Parliament after congressional members and others objected to placing the new regulatory agency under the authority of the Ministry of Science & Technology


India biotech sector set to reach $10 billion by 2015
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India
  • May 19 2011

According to a news source, India's biotechnology sector is expected to reach $10 billion in revenue by 2015


India Supreme Court requests removal of industry reps from safety enforcement panels
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India
  • February 11 2011

Ruling on a request by a non-governmental organization (NGO), two supreme court justices in India have reportedly asked the government to remove food and soft drink company representatives from food-safety standards and enforcement panels


Large pharmaceutical companies look to buy niche Indian biotech firms
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India, USA
  • January 13 2011

Major pharmaceutical companies are reportedly buying niche biotech firms in India to take advantage of emerging opportunities involving biosimilar drugs, which are expected to have a market share of approximately $78 billion by 2013