The book engages with a broad range of new case studies, providing a detailed examination of options for the resolution of access-to-medicine issues at global, national and local levels. In addition, the book reflects the significant progress in international and national patent law and in international policymaking in this area.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Patent system overview 2. Patents and their international application 3. Patent rules and procedures : Indian law 4. Patent rules and procedures : Thai law 5. Patent protection for pharmaceuticals : the case of India 6. Patent protection for pharmaceuticals : the case of Thailand 7. Patents and access to essential medicines 8. Comparative analysis.