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The article will analyze the effect on availability of medicines to the public due to the pharmaceutical patent system in the light of indian patent act, 1970 and trips agreement the author will identify the difficulties which the common people are facing and the unlawful gains which the patent holders are making, due to this patenting system. Compulsory licensing, pharmaceutical patents, trips and public health: first amendment to wto comes into force patent act india amended the patents act in 2005. I am not against patents, but india cannot afford them problems such as evergreening (when innovator pharmaceutical companies abuse the patent and regulatory systems to delay the.
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