1 April 2013AsiaRahul Vartak

Slow but positive change? The evolution of section 3d

The Indian pharmaceutical scene has been plagued by Section 3d of the Indian Patents Act for almost a decade. Section 3d has been wielded skilfully by various companies for challenging pharmaceutical patents. Various tactics have been used by innovators for overcoming the challenges posed by Section 3d, including a challenge to TRIPS compliance and constitutional validity. However, Section 3d has been able to withstand all challenges.

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