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Posts Tagged: TRIPS


Canada is not the first country that comes to mind as a threat to U S trade After all Canada is our largest goods trading partner with billion in total goods traded bilaterally during Over the last decade U…

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Over the past two years India has invalidated or otherwise attacked patents on drugs produced by innovative pharmaceutical firms While the claim is that this promotes lower prices and expanded access to medicines in truth this is industrial policy…

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Employers often spend considerable resources recruiting hiring and training key talent only to face potential disaster when those trusted employees quit to join a competitor often taking sensitive files on their way out the door Even if they don…

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In a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine Amy Kapczynski argues that the Supreme Court of India s strict interpretation of the country s new patent law provides a model to be followed by other countries…

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India s booming billion generic drug industry and public health sector rejoiced over the Indian Supreme Court s recent decision to reject a patent filed by the Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis for their landmark leukemia drug Gleevec Novartis received…

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To all those who can read the Constitution it has to be clear that the Supreme Court s decision in Golan v Holder is absurd It is a ridiculous decision that lacks intellectual honesty and defies common sense Further…

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Earlier this week the United States Supreme Court granted the petition for a writ of certiorari filed by lawyers from Stanford Law School s Fair Use Project FUP and Wheeler Trigg O Donnell LLP and will review the constitutionality…

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Yesterday I had the honor of spending minutes interviewing Francis Gurry the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization WIPO The Director General spoke substantively about issues facing the Patent Offices of the world as well as some…

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One of the main criticisms of patents by those who are not intimately familiar with patent law or on the periphery of the industry is that patents last too long The reality if any generalizations could be made at…

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