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India, TRIPS and the WTO

WEEKLYECONOMIC AND POLITICAL India, TRIPS and the WTO Two sets of questions remain to be asked after the passage by Parliament of the Patents (Amendment) Bill of 2005, which made Indian laws consistent with the WTO agreement on Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights. The first relates to how far the last-minute modifications to the extremely defective December 2004 ordinance address public health concerns. The second is what the approach of the commerce minister Kamal Nath and his ministry to the patents issue reveals about the likely effectiveness of the UPA government in protecting and furthering India

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