ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Global Relevance of India's Pharmaceutical Patent Laws

The recent decision in the Novartis Glivec case continues a long-established tradition of India contesting a Northern agenda on patent laws. This key global role, arising from the exceptional combination of a vibrant domestic pharmaceutical industry with civil society awareness of the public health implications of patents, has been accentuated by recent developments and has continued relevance for the global South.

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