SINGAPORE (Oct 22): Recently, Sandoz, the generics division of Novartis, settled a patent lawsuit with AbbVie over Humira, a so-called biologic drug that treats rheumatoid arthritis and just so happens to be the biggest money-maker in all of pharma. With 2017 sales of US$18.4 billion ($25.3 billion), Humira accounts for an astonishing 65% of AbbVie’s revenue.

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