is itself incapable of achieving public interest
She examines this approach in the context of international trade and health (especially the World Trade Organization Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), the Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, and the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade regimes), suggesting that a safety factor based on the precautionary approach can be accommodated into the TRIPS agreement to promote access to health technologies and address the dilemma of access to medicines during a public health emergency, particularly in the compulsory licensing
provision of the agreement.
CII believes that the Supreme Court judgment denying Novartis a patent under section 3(d) of Indian Patents Act and Indian Controller General of Patent's decision invoking Compulsory Licensing
(CL) in favour of NATCO for producing Bayer's patented cancer drug have been done as per the provisions of Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement as India's patent laws are fully TRIPS compatible.
A SCOTTISH Government blueprint calling for compulsory licensing
and microchipping was unveiled last week in the wake of the Record's Stop the Danger Dogs campaign.
This Comment argues that utilizing compulsory licensing
to combat patent nonuse and technology suppression can help to better achieve the primary goal of the Intellectual Property Clause of the U.S.
We need to use compulsory licensing
, or pre-/post-grant opposition procedures to block patents being granted, and allow flexibilities to be used optimally.
One such instrument is compulsory licensing
, which allows generic manufacturers to produce pharmaceutical products that are currently subject to patent protection.
A Brief History of Copyright Law and Compulsory Licensing
It was the first use of compulsory licensing
under Indian patent laws passed in 2005.
Good landlords who actively manage their tenants and maintain their properties having nothing to fear from the introduction of compulsory licensing
But let's first look briefly at some of the primary facts regarding compulsory licensing