Patent Information Database for HIV Drugs
April 8, 2011
The Medicines Patent Pool recently launched a "new database of patent information that will help shed light on where key patents exist for antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for the treatment of HIV/AIDS in developing countries," according to a press release from the organization. The Medicines Patent Pool developed it "with the support of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and a wide range of national and regional patent offices that helped to provide and validate information on the legal status of patents" (4/4).
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