TITLE

PhRMA takes aim at Thailand for production of generics, hints that it will push for sanctions

AUTHOR(S)
Swanson, Ian
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Hill;5/23/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 62, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move initiated by drug companies in the U.S. to force Thailand and other developing countries to recognize U.S. drug patents. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association in the U.S. was struck by the decision of Thailand to produce the generic version of two AIDS drugs which are still under the patent of a U.S. drug firm. A representative from the U.S. negotiate with officials from Thailand to help solve the intellectual property issue of the medicine.
ACCESSION #
25336689

 

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