India: Multi-national pharmaceutical company challenges patent law

Betteridge, Glenn
May 2007
HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review;May2007, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p35
The article reports on the outcome of the implementation of India's Patents Act which was amended to bring India into compliance with its obligations under the World Trade Organization's (WHO) Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights. The section was made to avoid evergreening where pharmaceutical companies can extend their monopoly on the sale of a medication.


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