Patents

Trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights (TRIPS) have become a game changer for many companies
The promise of a forward-looking bio-pharmaceutical industry in India will only be fulfilled if we work to build an ecosystem that promotes medical innovation. Photo: Mint

Balancing patents and drug prices

4 min read . 27 Nov 2017
Granting a longer term for drug patents will result in delays in the entry of generic versions and could adversely affect access to affordable medicines. Photo: Bloomberg