JOURNAL OF UWC FACULTY OF LAW | ISSN 2077-4907 | Short URL www.ldd.org.za

After the Novartis judgment - 'Evergreening' will never be the same again! pg 305

Volume: Volume 18 - 2014

Article type: Refereed article

Author/s: Vawda, Yousuf A

This article traces the genesis of Indian patent law with regard to the protection of product patents for medicines, reviews the changes brought by the TRIPS Agreement and India's measures to become compliant with this international regime, reviews the legal and policy arguments raised in the Novartis case, and discusses the implications of this decision on other developing and least developed countries in terms of access, policy considerations and legislative choices when crafting appropriate laws.

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Yousuf A Vawda

Associate Professor, School of Law, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

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