Analysis of psychiatric drug patenting

Hermann Mucke h.mucke at
Sun Apr 29 10:01:37 EST 2001

Here is a pointer to an analysis of patenting activity in psychiatry that
Decision Resources, Inc. has published in November 2000:

"Trends in CNS/Psychiatric Drug Patenting: A Competitive and Pharmacological
Assessment of Current and Projected R&D"

The analyses by disorder and pharmacological mechanism are mostly based on
disclosures published between 1995 and August 2000. Psychiatric patent
estates from six companies and five U.S. universities are also analyzed. The
Table of  Contents, with a link to the abstract, is at


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