“Embedded in Lupin is a formula for growth which fuels creativity, performance and innovation”
It was Dr. Desh Bandhu Gupta’s vision and passion which helped him grow a small dream into a large company with a global footprint.
The most advanced pharmaceutical product development
Developing new chemical entities for focused therapy areas
Producing quality medicines in areas of
Producing high quality affordable
and accessible biologics
Lupin's IPMG is responsible for creating, securing, and leveraging a portfolio of high-value patents, products, and research pipeline projects. IPMG has also successfully managed patent challenges in courts and patent offices around the world.
In FY2020, the company was first-to-file with respect to generics versions of Juluca® Tablets, Entresto® Tablets, Rexulti® Tablets, Odefsey® Tablets, Descovy® Tablets, Vemlidy® Tablets, and Bridion® Intravenous Solution.
Cumulative ANDA and NDA filings with U.S. FDA now stand at 430 and 7 respectively, with approvals of 273 and 4 respectively, as of FY2020. Lupin has a total of 43 first-to-file ANDAs pending launch, which includes 14 exclusive first-to-file opportunities.
In FY2020, the company settled 8 pending U.S patent litigations and received a favourable U.K. court decision in its challenge to the Truvada® SPC.
In FY 2020, the Company filed 130 patent applications. The cumulative number of patent applications filed by Lupin in India and other countries currently stands at 3,334. The patent applications filed in FY 2020 included 67 formulation patent applications, 32 API patent applications, 12 biotech patent applications and 19 NDDD patent applications. We successfully secured 65 patents, including 27 NDDD patents during FY 2020.
Vinita Gupta is the CEO of Lupin Limited (Lupin) and Chairperson of Lupin Inc., (LI) and its US subsidiary, Lupin Pharmaceutical Inc. (LPI).
Vinita is a graduate in pharmacy from the University of Mumbai and earned an MBA degree at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Vinita has been instrumental in formulating and executing a strategy that has helped the company emerge as a global pharmaceutical powerhouse; amongst the most exciting growth stories in the pharmaceutical industry. Through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions, she has led the company’s global expansion plans. In particular, she founded, led and established Lupin’s largest region, the United States.
Vinita has been regularly named by Forbes Asia in its Top 50 Power Business women listings for Asia Pacific. Vinita was also recognized by Business Today Hall of Fame – Most Powerful Women in Business in 2016 and was recently named Outstanding Business Woman Leader of the Year by CNBC India Business Leader Awards. She was the winner of the inaugural EY, U.S. 2012 Family Business Award of Excellence and EY Entrepreneur Of the Year® 2012 award winner for Health Services and Technology in Maryland. She is regarded as amongst the most influential Indian Business Women globally.
Vinita along with her brother Nilesh (Managing Director, Lupin Limited) were named Ernst & Young (EY) Entrepreneur of The Year 2015 and won the Forbes India Leadership Awards 2016, Entrepreneur of the Year.
In 2017 Vinita was appointed to the board of directors for Intrexon Corporation. She is also a member of the Global Advisory Board at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Mr. Nilesh Gupta is the MD of Lupin Limited and a member of the Board of Directors. Having joined Lupin in 1996, Mr. Gupta led Lupin’s research, supply chain, manufacturing, quality and regulatory operations, and took charge as the company’s Managing Director in 2013. He has not only been responsible for transforming Lupin’s research program and expanding the company’s manufacturing operations but has also been instrumental in formulating and executing the core strategy that has helped Lupin emerge as a global specialty pharmaceutical major.
Mr. Gupta, along with his sister Vinita Gupta, won the Entrepreneur of the Year award at Forbes India Leadership Awards in 2016 as well as Ernst & Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ in India in 2015, also with his sister Vinita Gupta.
Mr. Gupta is a Chemical Engineer from the University Department of Chemical Technology (UDCT) (now ICT), Mumbai, and a graduate with honours from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA, where he specialized in healthcare, strategic management and finance.