Novo Nordisk predicts period of "different" growth when semaglutide patents expire

The pharmaceutical company's growth profile will change when patents concerning the GLP-1 molecule semaglutide run out, says CEO at Novo Nordisk Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen.

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When patents related to Novo Nordisk's bestselling GLP-1 molecule, semaglutide, expire, it might affect the company's growth, CEO at Novo Nordisk Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen tells Danish business daily Børsen.

He also points out that an entire portfolio of activities will be needed to provide growth after the expiration dates.

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