[Ip-health] Pharma lobbying in Australia

Jamie Love james.love at keionline.org
Tue Sep 9 17:39:27 PDT 2014

Does anyone know what this is about?


HEALTHCARE. Six of the largest drug manufactures registered consulting firm
CapitalHill Advisory to help them battle the Australian court system. The
Australian offices of AstraZeneca, Sanofi-Aventis, Pfizer, Novartis
Pharmaceuticals, Merck Sharp & Dohme and Bristol-Myers Squibb all hired
lobbyists to fight against litigation by the Australian government
involving drug patents. The area of the forms that describes the lobbying
activity is marked “privileged & confidential.” The firm and the lobbyist,
Nick Campbell, are based in Australia, but the forms also list an address
in downtown Washington.

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