(4) Large amounts of drugs are being reimported
to the United States as American goods returned.
owners of the intellectual property rights to prevent reimports,
If block exemptions permit a rights holder to oppose reimports on
effect of indirectly restricting reimports on a cross-border level, for
A common European price policy (e.g., in the form of an "European price corridor" at 3M and Philips) is supposed to protect the companies against the threat of reimports
. But this leads to a difficult pric e positioning in the price sensitive CEE markets where local brands are often sold at half the price or even less.
And if a story is corrected or updated on the PC, it will find its way onto the finished page only if the designer manually reimports
it into his Mac layout.
Much of this cross border trade consists of exports and then reimports
of manufactures, with some processing taking place in Mexico.
Barbara Chase-Riboud similarly reimports
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Few in the industry and in the federal government believe that the House proposal to allow reimports will pass.
Consequently, two Democratic New York lawmakers have suggested a counterproposal that would limit reimports to only FDA-approved drugs originally sold to Canadian companies.
* Federal law requires FDA-approved labeling on prescription drugs sold in this country, and pharmaceutical makers could block reimports of medications by denying importers access to those labels.
* The reimportation program would have expired after five years, making wholesalers reluctant to invest in the equipment they would need to test and distribute the reimported drugs.