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Total domination: Merck sues Indian generic drug company to halt competition for lucrative diabetes drug market


The second most populated country in the world, India, has become a vicious battleground for competing interests within the pharmaceutical industry that are trying to gain control of the drug market. And one of the latest legal feuds has been initiated by U.S.-based drug giant Merck & Co., creator of the infamous Gardasil vaccine for HPV, which recently sued an Indian manufacturer of generic drugs for allegedly infringing on its diabetes drug patents.