February 8, 2013
Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY ) currently has several blockbuster drugs on the market -- but lookout investors, there are patent expirations aplenty for this pharma giant ahead. Much like Merck (NYSE: MRK ) , which is dealing with the recent loss of exclusivity for its top-selling drug Singulair, Lilly has to rely on its pipeline to quickly produce drugs with massive market opportunities. In this video, health-care analyst Max Macaluso dives into the company's most worrying patent expiration of 2013.
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