India Mulls Data Protection

Law360, New York (January 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- As India weighs the introduction of a data exclusivity clause into its patent laws, intellectual property experts in the country and around the globe remain fiercely divided over whether such a move would fuel investment or unfairly benefit multinational drug makers.

After years of researching the possible ways to meet the drug industry’s demand for data exclusivity, India’s industry ministry, led by a committee headed by the secretary of the department of chemicals and petrochemicals, is expected to reveal whether it will take legislative action on...
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