On October 28th, 2021, PMPRB provided their first update to the Notice & Comment that was issued on July 15, 2021.
- The primary takeaway is PMPRB will be providing patentees two reporting periods for compliance, a change from PMPRB’s earlier position expecting one reporting period for compliance with the new guidelines.
- Additionally, PMPRB has indicated that they are still reviewing the submissions provided by stakeholders that were in response to three changes to the final guidelines.
Further information can be found on the PMPRB website.
- Compliance required by January 1, 2022
- Decision on the Notice & Comment will be provided in the coming weeks
Please contact Kimberly Robinson, PDCI’s Director of Pricing and Market Access, if you have questions.