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Thailand Makes IP Blacklist For Compulsory Licenses

Law360 (May 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The office of the U.S. Trade Representative has added Thailand to its annual list of the most serious offenders of intellectual property laws, citing the country’s recent decisions to issue compulsory licenses for several patented pharmaceutical products.

The USTR’s “Special 301” report on the adequacy and effectiveness of intellectual property rights protection by U.S. trading partners, released on April 30, said that Thailand had been elevated to its priority watch list due to a “weakening of respect for patents” after the Thai government announced the country’s...
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