26 agrochemical AIs will lose patent protection between 2017 and 2022 According to the report “New Off-Patent/Generic Agrochemicals 2017-2022”, there will be 26 agrochemical AIs lose their patent protection between 2017 and 2022, including 13 herbicides,4 insecticides, 8 fungicides and 1 safener. Some well known products, like Chlorantraniliprole, are in the list as well as some niche products such as the eco-friendly fungicide Isotianil used on rice.

Bayer holds the most 7 products with patents expiring in the coming 5 years, the same numbers as from Japanese companies. Amisulbrom from Nissan Chemical Industries, Pyrimsulfan from Ihara Chemical Industry, Pyroxasulfone from Kumiai Chemical Industry, Flubendiamide and Pyrifluquinazon from Nihon Nohyaku, Fenpyrazamine and Metofluthrin from Sumitomo Chemical will all lose their patents protection in the period.


The 26 AIs are:

Active Ingredient

Inventor Company

Category

Aminopyralid

Dow AgroSciences

herbicide

Amisulbrom

Nissan Chemical Industries

fungicide

Chlorantraniliprole

DuPont

insecticide

Cyprosulfamide

Bayer CropScience

safener

Fenpyrazamine

Sumitomo Chemical

fungicide

Flubendiamide

Nihon Nohyaku

insecticide

Flucetosulfuron

LG Chem Investment

herbicide

Fluopicolide

Bayer CropScience

fungicide

Isotianil

Bayer CropScience

fungicide

Mandipropamid

Syngenta

fungicide

Metamifop

Dongbu Hannong Chemicals

herbicide

Metofluthrin

Sumitomo Chemical

insecticide

Metrafenone

BASF

fungicide

Orthosulfamuron

Isagro

herbicide

Penflufen

Bayer CropScience

fungicide

Pinoxaden

Syngenta

herbicide

Pyrasulfotole

Bayer CropScience

herbicide

Pyrifluquinazon

Nihon Nohyaku

insecticide

Pyrimsulfan

Ihara Chemical Industry

herbicide

Pyroxasulfone

Kumiai Chemical Industry

herbicide

Pyroxsulam

Dow AgroSciences

herbicide

Saflufenacil

BASF

herbicide

Tembotrione

Bayer CropScience

herbicide

Thiencarbazone

Bayer CropScience

herbicide

Topramezone

BASF

herbicide

Valifenalate

Isagro

fungicide


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