[Ip-health] My blog on the WIPO / IFPMA medicines patent database
Ellen 't Hoen
ellenthoen at medicineslawandpolicy.net
Thu Sep 27 23:30:56 PDT 2018
Yes I raised the issue of the biologics in my blog.
I also think we need a discussion about the consequences for compagnies that refuse to disclose patent status information. One principle could be ‘disclose or forfeit your right to enforce’.
The issue of INN’s missing from patents is certainly something WIPO can fix. I remember a very good presentation at the last WIPO SCP on this topic.
Medicines Law & Policy
E-mail: ellenthoen at medicineslawandpolicy.net
> On 27 Sep 2018, at 18:59, James Love <james.love at keionline.org> wrote:
> 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 ...
>> 2018-09-27 14:09 GMT+02:00 Ellen 't Hoen <ellenthoen@
>> > 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
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