TITLE

New free trade agreement could make generic drugs less accessible in the Americas

AUTHOR(S)
Silversides, Ann
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/16/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 6, p935
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the restrictive intellectual property draft provisions in the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (FTAA) concerning the pharmaceutical industry as of February 2004. Overview of the agreements which refined the Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS); Provisions aiming to extend patent terms beyond the TRIPS agreement; Views on such provisions.
ACCESSION #
12435672

 

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