[Ip-health] Four NGOs ask NIH to grant open licenses to ritonavir patents under Bayh-Dole March-in provisions | Knowledge Ecology International

Jamie Love james.love at keionline.org
Thu Oct 25 09:53:57 PDT 2012


On October 25, 2012, the American Medical Students Association (AMSA),
Knowledge Ecology International (KEI), U.S. Public Interest Research
Group (PIRG) and the Universities Allied for Essential Medicines
(UAEM) filed a petition (attached here) requesting that the National
Institutes of Health (NIH) grant Bayh-Dole Act march-in rights for the
patents held by Abbott Laboratories relevant to the manufacture and
sale of ritonavir, a federally funded invention that is much more
expensive in the United States than in Canada, Europe or other
high-income countries.

This is a link to the KEI blog about the filing.

http://keionline.org/node/1573




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