Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption & Win: October 2017

★Winning Caption★

Due to budget cuts, the legal department had to resort to lower-cost alternatives for patent protection. — Tim Gibson

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing presents "Funny Pharm," featuring drawings by award-winning cartoonist, Jerry King.

The winning cartoon caption will be featured on the Pharma Manufacturing website and the winner will be mentioned in upcoming enewsletters. The winner has a choice of two prizes: a coffee mug with the cartoon and winning caption printed on it OR a $20 Starbucks giftcard.

Please submit your caption to [email protected] with the subject "Funny Pharm October 2017." Thank you for your contributions!

See past cartoons/winners.

Contending Submissions

Please note: Funny Pharma caption contests are for entertainment purposes only. Reader submissions reflect their own personal experience and opinions. Winning submissions are chosen for their humor and industry relevance; Pharmaceutical Manufacturing reserves the right to delete any entries deemed inappropriate.

The loan ranger will protect your investments, Tonto. — Bill Russo

"Drug patency for one or two decades is like dungeon for others!" — Mohammed Abdul Jawad

Congress doesn't see eye-to-eye with us on our tribal deal. — Bill Russo

Once the patent battle over Inomax ends, we can all breathe easier. — Bill Russo

Yes, we're also protecting China. It's locked in the safe so no one can shatter it. — Bill Russo

Congress doesn't see dry eye-to-dry eye with us on the Restasis deal. — Bill Russo

Which comes first? The Patent or the Patient? — Peter Clark

Patients need Patents and Patience — Peter Clark

"Drug companies - we have double locked patents with an extra guard security. Now, no one can influence our drug pricing secrets." — Neel Sukhadia

What a relief! For a moment I thought they locked up all our patients! — Scott Deckebach

Due to budget cuts, the legal department had to resort to lower-cost alternatives for patent protection. — Tim Gibson

Tragic Patents lies chained and locked by the law. — Job Koshy

"Wall Street" — Martina Steen

This should be in 3(d). — Bill Russo

The winner: Allergan. The loser: people who need affordable medicine. Ding Ding Ding.— Bill Russo

For all it’s worth. — Tim Feider

I wonder if it is possible to tunnel from the other side of the world? — Tim Feider

“Got the novel drug patented after years of toil, and now the patency is in safe with no news about the product launch.” — Mohammed Abdul Jawad

I'll stand here all day if I have to. Patent is a virtue. — Bill Russo

The patent for EpiPen is mightier than the truncheon. — Bill Russo

“Hey Pharma! Unlock your patents-ial.” — Tara Bronson

“This photo was taken underground, behind the steel doors guarded by attack dragons.” — Tara Bronson

Ha, can’t hack this! — Cheryl J Wigfall

“And can you please explain to me again where you put the key?” — Alex Packard

“The sign shop just called- some problem with the ‘PATIENTS’ sign we ordered?” — Alex Packard

Oy, I'm getting a migraine. — Bill Russo