7 Sep 2021 2:23 PM GMT
A greed-driven vaccine market, backed by rich countries’ frivolous rush for booster doses, has deprived poor countries of their share of jabs
18 March 2019 4:46 PM GMT
Opposition to the new patent claims on the Johnson & Johnson drug is a test of how well the rules against evergreening are working
20 Nov 2018 4:32 PM GMT
There is unease over the crusader of natural farming, Subhash Palekar, for renaming the technique after himself
21 Oct 2018 3:16 PM GMT
As prices of the life-saving drugs skyrocket, people from diverse fields are getting together to fight Big Pharma
15 Oct 2018 4:08 PM GMT
As Trump escalates trade war with China, the key question is what constitutes theft of intellectual property
19 March 2018 3:15 PM GMT
States are competing to pile up Geographical Indication tags without studying the benefit to producers.
3 Dec 2016 9:30 PM GMT
If ever India needed an explicit endorsement of its laws on intellectual property rights (IPRs) and their application in meeting public health...
26 Nov 2016 9:37 PM GMT
There is a vast gulf between patents that are useful and those that are best described as ornamental. The first brings in revenue through licensing...
3 Nov 2016 9:23 PM GMT
A sign that it needs to ramp up technological prowess.India's space programme provokes the predictable guns versus butter debate that surrounds any...
9 Sep 2016 10:16 PM GMT
Those who belong to clubs, the experienced ones, know that membership is usually a toss-up between prestige and perks. And, of course, there’s the...
6 Aug 2016 11:10 PM GMT
This is one of the great victories of global trade disputes that needs to be celebrated and commemorated. It is a victory made sweeter still because...
21 July 2016 9:59 PM GMT
On the one side is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), a behemoth of an economic bloc that accounts for 40 percent of the world’s GDP and...