Denouncing trade agreements validating pharmaceutical developers’ term extensions

Tripathy, Sunita (2018) Denouncing trade agreements validating pharmaceutical developers’ term extensions. In: Free trade agreements: Hegemony or harmony. Springer Nature, Singapore, pp. 139-161. ISBN 978-981-13-3037-7

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Free Trade agreements have had extraordinary effects on the production and use of pharmaceuticals in India. Following the Word Trade Organisation’s Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property, there has been a plethora of attempts at the level of international trade negotiations to extend the rights of pharmaceutical companies over medicinal compounds. This chapter explores this area’s developments showing how it has been a detrimental development for countries such as India.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: CPTPP | Free trade agreements | Patent linkage | Pharmaceutical companies | Medicinal compounds | TRIPS plus norms | Term extensions
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Business, Management and Accounting > Business and International Management
Physical, Life and Health Sciences > Medicine
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Mr. Syed Anas
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2022 11:48
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2022 11:48
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