18. Global Patent and Technological Status of Biodegradable Polymers in Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering

  1. Abraham J. Domb2,
  2. Neeraj Kumar3 and
  3. Aviva Ezra2
  1. Parikshit Bansal1,
  2. Shalini Verma3,
  3. Wahid Khan3 and
  4. Neeraj Kumar3

Published Online: 3 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015810.ch18

Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development

Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development

How to Cite

Bansal, P., Verma, S., Khan, W. and Kumar, N. (2011) Global Patent and Technological Status of Biodegradable Polymers in Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering, in Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development (eds A. J. Domb, N. Kumar and A. Ezra), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015810.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institute for Drug Design, Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy – Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

  2. 3

    Department of Pharmaceutics, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), S.A.S. Nagar, Punjab, India

Author Information

  1. 1

    Intellectual Property Right (IPR) Cell, Department of Pharmaceutical Management, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), S.A.S. Nagar, Punjab, India

  2. 3

    Department of Pharmaceutics, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), S.A.S. Nagar, Punjab, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470424759

Online ISBN: 9781118015810

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Keywords:

  • intellectual property rights (IPRs) of biodegradable polymers - legal rights, to innovators for creations of the mind or intellect;
  • polyhydroxyalkanoate use in tissue engineering - novel, devices of biocompatible PHA with controlled degradation rates;
  • India, and area of polymer research - global map of players, industry and academia in drug delivery and tissue engineering

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods

  • Review of Patents Relating to Polymers in Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering

  • Natural Polymers

  • Synthetic Polymers

  • Conclusion

  • References