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Canada urged to reject TPP drug patent proposal as bad for poor countries

OTTAWA – Canada is pushing back against a campaign by activists trying to block what they say are onerous intellectual property rules that would raise the price of pharmaceuticals in poor countries.

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Africa: Intellectual Property Reprieve for Poor Countries

IRIN]Nairobi -Least developed countries will continue to have access to affordable medical technologies for an additional extra eight years before they are required to implement the World Trade Organization’s Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Agreement, following a series of negotiations.

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J&j, Opus Dei, Baltica, Td Bank: Intellectual Property

Johnson & Johnson , the world’s biggest maker of consumer health products, will let generic-drug companies make and distribute copies of its HIV medicine Prezista in sub-Saharan Africa and poor countries.

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