'Pay for Delay'

The EU's competition commissioner issued the final report from investigating the delays in generic drugs coming to the market, reports the Wall Street Journal's Health Blog. The report acknowledged that innovation difficulties and regulation affect the time it takes to get a generic to market and suggested that the EU have a single patent and litigation system.

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