News tagged with world intellectual property
International efforts to combat a new pneumonia-like virus that has now killed 22 people are being slowed by unclear rules and competition for the potentially profitable rights to disease samples, the head ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
US scientists on Wednesday said they had used baker's yeast to make a key ingredient of malaria drugs, a feat that could iron out fluctuations in supply caused by sourcing the chemical from a Chinese herb.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Their call comes just days before 100 World Health Organisation member states hold their first meeting to discuss the problem, and the authors hope it will help to influence the debate and lead to some concrete actions.
Medications Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG on Wednesday said it was "disappointed" with an Indian ruling that allows a local firm to produce a cheaper copy of its patented drug Nexavar for liver and lung cancer.
Medications Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The World Health Organization on Wednesday welcomed the decision by Australia's High Court to dismiss a legal challenge against plain cigarette packaging and hoped it would have a "domino effect" in other countries. ...
Health Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Bayer AG said Tuesday it was mulling ways to challenge a ground-breaking Indian ruling allowing a local firm to produce a vastly cheaper copy of a cancer drug made by the German pharmaceutical giant.
Medications Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pharmaceutical giants and the UN intellectual property agency launched Wednesday a collaboration to share certain patented drug information with public organisations.
Medications Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2