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AIDS 2014: Activists Hold Die-In to Protest High Price of Gilead’s Hepatitis C Drug

Source: Science Speaks: HIV & TB News

24 July 2014

Science Speaks is live-blogging from AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, Australia through the week, with updates on research, policy and insights from the 20th International AIDS Conference. 145 more words


10 Points on US Patent Litigation

These points are based on the article ‘Understanding the Realities of Modern Patent Litigation’ by Allison, Lemley and Schwartz.

1. The article is based on 949 merits decisions based on infringement suits decided in 2009 to 2013 from every case filed in 2008 and 2009. 424 more words


SPC Publishes Revised Judicial Interpretation on Patent Infringement Litigation for Public Comments

On July 16, the Supreme Peoples Court published a public comment draft of proposed revisions to its “Decision of the SPC Regarding Questions of Application of Law in Adjudication of Patent Cases”, 最高人民法院关于审理专利纠纷案件适用法律问题的若干规定. 244 more words

China IPR

Patent Co-operation Treaty (PCT)

Courtesy CIPC:

With the traditional patent system, if patent protection is sought in other countries, individual patent applications need to be made for each respective country. 758 more words

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Hepatitis C drugs not reaching poor

Source: Nature

14 July 2014

Treatment guidelines for virus highlight challenge of paying for expensive drugs in low-income countries.

The publication last week of the first treatment guidelines for hepatitis C virus (HCV), and the advent of drugs that can cure most infections of the virus, have left public-health researchers with a touch of déjà vu. 926 more words

IP Rights

More MSF patients with DR-TB gain access to dramatically cheaper version of life-saving drug

Patients & MSF doctors elated as MCC approval for MSF to use generic
linezolid paves the way for national registration and access

02 July 2014… 628 more words

Generic Drug