[Ip-health] My blog on the WIPO / IFPMA medicines patent database

James Love james.love at keionline.org
Thu Sep 27 09:59:42 PDT 2018


German's points are well taken, noting also that biologic drugs are largely
outside of the PAT-INFORMED remit for now.

 One benefit of the WIPO/IFPMA project is that demonstrates the disclosures
are  a reasonable ask from companies, and might be something that the PCT
and governments  could address by requiring the INN disclosures.

On Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 12:42 PM German Velasquez <gvelasquez.gva at gmail.com>
wrote:

> It is probably a good step as Ellen says, the only thing that worries me is
> to leave "transparency" on a voluntary basis ... what would happen tomorrow
> if paying taxes were voluntary ...
>
> g.velasquez
>
>
> 2018-09-27 14:09 GMT+02:00 Ellen 't Hoen <ellenthoen@
> medicineslawandpolicy.net>:
>
> > Dear IP-Health readers,
> >
> > Here is my blog on the new WIPO / IFPMA medicines patent database.
> >
> > https://medicineslawandpolicy.org/2018/09/wipo-and-pharma-in
> > dustry-launch-global-medicines-patent-database/
> >
> > Kind regards,
> >
> > Ellen ‘ t Hoen
> > ______________________________________
> >
> > Ellen 't Hoen LLM PhD
> >
> > Medicines Law & Policy
> >
> > www.medicineslawandpolicy.org
> >
> > e-mail: ellenthoen at medicineslawandpolicy.net <mailto:
> > ellenthoen at medicineslawandpolicy.net>
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> >
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