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Watch happens next -Will the US back off in the face of India’s hardened stance or will push India US relationship to a brink?

The public hearing on Special 301 report for 2014 hearing took place yesterday in Washington DC.  This report prepared annualy by USTR identifies countries that allegedly “deny adequate and effective” protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) or deny “fair and … Continue reading

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Battles Over Patents: Is India Changing The Rules Of The Game?

Source: Intellectual Property Watch 21 Feb 2014 Over the last couple of years, news of pharmaceutical patents and India’s attempts to protect and manage its market has caught the attention of intellectual property observers everywhere and the pharmaceutical industry in … Continue reading

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Indian firms under pressure on drug patent regime, as global majors mount lobbying

Source: Hindustan Times 21 Feb 2014 India is defending its patent regime more aggressively than ever before from attacks in the US that have come to define the state of ties between the two countries lately. The first sign of … Continue reading

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