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Patents versus Patients! (Part 2)

I am writing the second part of one of my previous posts titled Patents versus Patients! after a long time. The Indian courtrooms are witnessing a series of battles that are going to determine the fate of millions of Earthlings … Continue reading

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Patents versus Patients! (Part 1)

In 2006, the Basel-based Swiss pharma giant Novartis AG filed a court case against India. If Novartis had won the case, it would have meant that millions of people around the world would not have been able to afford life-saving … Continue reading

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