The World Health Organization has launched a COVID-19 technology pool, with 37 countries and multiple international partners and institutions rallying together to support the initiative.
The Australian government has ordered an investigation into the sale of counterfeit face masks in the country, following warnings from health experts and local media reports over the prevalence of fake equipment.
The World Health Organization and Costa Rica will launch a technology pooling initiative to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
An Australian federal judge has thrown out a challenge by Gilead Sciences to the wording of infringement claims made by a GlaxoSmithKline subsidiary.
The International Community of Breeders of Asexually Reproduced Ornamental and Fruit Varieties has implored countries to implement support measures for breeders amid the pandemic.
Companies registered in the US are hit hardest by the trade in counterfeit medicines, which in 2016 reached $4.4 billion, according to a report from the European Union Intellectual Property Office.
World Health Organization (WHO) experts have called for central registry on human genome editing research is needed, among a committee consensus that it would be irresponsible for any scientist to conduct gene-editing studies in people.
Chinese artificial intelligence start-up Yitu Technology has launched a new research and development centre in Singapore which will focus partly on applying the technology to medical diagnostics.
The Federal Court of Australia has allowed an application for a cattle genome patent, following a legal battle.
South Korean pharmaceutical companies entered into 11 out-licensing deals with overseas partners in 2018, according to the country’s Ministry of Health and Welfare.