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Pharmaceuticals in the Trade Related Aspects of the Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement of the World Trade Organization - A Briefing on Trips
(2000; 20 pages)
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View the documentPreface
View the documentIntroduction
View the document1. What is WTO and what is the TRIPS Agreement?
View the document2. What are the implications of the TRIPS Agreement on patents for pharmaceutical products?
View the document3. How long are patented drugs protected by the TRIPS Agreement?
View the document4. Does the TRIPS Agreement strengthen the monopoly patenting of processes?
View the document5. What are the impacts of the TRIPS Agreement on prices and availability of pharmaceutical products?
View the document6. What can Member States do to counteract the impact of TRIPS on drug prices?
View the document7. The balance between the protection of intellectual property rights and public policy objectives
View the document8. When will the TRIPS Agreement be applied?
View the document9. What is WHO’s view and position on WTO/TRIPS Agreement?
View the document10. What are the recommendations for Member States?
 

Pharmaceuticals in the Trade Related Aspects of the Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement of the World Trade Organization - A Briefing on Trips


WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
Regional Office for the Western Pacific
Manila
August 2000

World Health Organization 2000

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