Israel Mulls IP Bill That Would Defy U.S., European Demands

Law360, New York (September 9, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Israel’s government is reviewing an intellectual property bill that falls short of U.S. and European demands for data exclusivity legislation, according to local reports.

The U.S. and Europe have requested that Israel adopt data exclusivity legislation, but the government will be asked to approve a less stringent market exclusivity bill, the Jerusalem Post reported.

The U.S. is demanding that Israel amend its laws to award five years data exclusivity on information contained in ethical drug registration files submitted to the Ministry of Health for registering new...
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