Patent Challenges

J. W.
June 2007
Pharmaceutical Executive;Jun2007, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p24
Trade Publication
The article reports that Thailand Government and other third-world nations are challenging patents on critical therapies, a tactic that is stepping up into a serious international confrontation over intellectual property protection. Thailand has been trying to override drug patents on AIDS therapies and other lifesaving drugs. It has issued compulsory licenses to make or buy generic equivalents of some drug companies.


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