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2018

Intellectual Property Law

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Srividhya Ragavan

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The (Re)Newed Barrier To Access To Medication: Data Exclusivity, Srividhya Ragavan Jul 2018

The (Re)Newed Barrier To Access To Medication: Data Exclusivity, Srividhya Ragavan

Srividhya Ragavan

This Article is set in the background of the consequences of the WTO’s prescriptions on patenting of life-saving medications which has largely contributed to the morphing of patents o n life-saving medication into a luxury. Remarkably, there has been a transformation of the role of patents in the context of pharmaceutical innovation into a strategic business tool leading to a larger interest in creation and sustenance of regulatory rights. The biggest global development in this area is an increased effort to strengthen exclusivity using regulatory protections for all chemicals, and even, biologics, involved in all stages of drug development. Consequently, …


Submission In Response To Government Of India, Ministry Of Commerce, Circular No.Cg/Circular/2018/114 On Working Of Patents, Srividhya Ragavan Dec 2017

Submission In Response To Government Of India, Ministry Of Commerce, Circular No.Cg/Circular/2018/114 On Working Of Patents, Srividhya Ragavan

Srividhya Ragavan

The petition was filed as a public interest litigation (PIL) before the Delhi High Court by Prof. Shamnad Basheer in 2015. Triggering point was dismal compliance with S.146 (r/w Rule 131) for submitting periodic working information pertaining to granted patents. Non-compliance data was released by Patent office itself in a report published on its website. Petition seeks relief in the form of directions to Patent office to take action against errant patentees and reconsideration by the government of Form 27 in its current format, among other reliefs