The article discusses the Norwegian regulation of different IP and regulatory issues of particular relevance to pharmaceutical products. The topics that are covered are i.a. trademark protection of pharmaceutical products including in relation to parallel trade, measures against counterfeit medicines, the pharmacies’ right to make generic substitution, marketing of pharmaceuticals and sale of such on the Internet.
This article first appeared in Pharmaceutical Trademarks 2015/16: a Global Guide, a supplement to World Trademark Review, published by Globe Business Media Group - IP Division. To view the guide in full, please go to www.worldtrademarkreview.com.