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a specific length of time characterized by the occurrence of certain conditions or events

a particular time notable for its distinctive characteristics

an interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental unit


a span designated for a given activity


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an amount of time

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the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

(ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games

a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed

the end or completion of something

the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

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The Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984 created the 180-day exclusivity period as an incentive to encourage generic companies to challenge questionable or frivolous brand pharmaceutical patents as part of the complex, intellectual property-based U.
TAB has agreed to pay $75 million to the NSW Government to extend the exclusivity period, which comprises an initial payment of $50 million and the balance over a 10 year period from 2024, subject to the terms and conditions of an agreement between the parties.
Not only do authorized generics devalue the 180-day incentive, but they also reward the brand companies by enabling them to garner additional profits for their authorized generic product during the 180-day generic exclusivity period -- which undermines the system -- despite having lost in the patent challenge.
United Airlines has been in bankruptcy since December 2002 and the current exclusivity period ends on 30 April.
The second issue and the potentially fatal flaw that needs to be addressed before the bill moves forward is the loophole in the legislation that enables companies to secure multiple twelve year exclusivity periods for very minimal true innovation or improvement to an existing compound.
We urge the agency to maintain the spirit and intent of the 180-day exclusivity period which was strengthened in last year's Medicare reform bill," said Kathleen Jaeger, GPhA President & CEO.
Competition from Authorized Generics During the 180-day Exclusivity Period Leads to Lower Prices for Americans Without Affecting the Rate of Patent Challenges
In the event that the Company pursues an unsolicited, "superior" Third-Party Offer prior to the extension, expiration or earlier termination of the exclusivity period and the execution of a definitive acquisition agreement, the Company will pay Cadim a break-up fee of $5.
The purchaser's exclusivity period is scheduled to expire on October 29, 1999, and the purchaser has advised KRUG that, if the transaction closes, KRUG will likely receive lower cash proceeds and be required to accept promissory notes from the purchaser for the balance of the sale price.
The exclusivity period was extended to the earlier of April 18, 1995, or 90 days after the issuance of a Delaware Federal District Court decision (if it is issued by January 31, 1995) determining the validity of certain intercompany transactions that occurred before the two companies filed for Chapter 11 protection.
In return, Anchen will receive certain payments, both during and after the exclusivity period.