WTO fails to strike deal to waive COVID-19 IP
WTO confirms 17-year extension to LDC patent waiver
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The World Trade Organization (WTO) is expected to announce a 17-year extension to an agreement that exempts the world’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs) from a duty to grant patents covering pharmaceutical drugs, an activist group has claimed.
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