Collective efforts by civil society groups bar the way to Hepatitis C patents
Many hold the view that Gilead’s revolutionary treatment against hepatitis C (sofosbuvir) marked the beginning of a shift in position...
Truvada case shows civil society’s success with pre-grant opposition
The example of Gilead antiretroviral Truvada in Argentina and Brazil shows how civil society efforts to use patent opposition to...
Civil society key in TRIPS flexibility implementation
Civil society plays an instrumental role in actively defending access to affordable to medicines, making use of TRIPS flexibilities, and...
Ukraine eyes patent law reform after civil society push on medicines access
Ukrainian lawmakers are poised to approve sweeping patent reform legislation, driven in large part by a push by patients’ groups...
Fixing the broken patent system: From Marrakech and back again
Marrakech was home to the signing of the TRIPS Agreement in 1995, an agreement that has been exploited by pharmaceutical...
Storify: Pathways to Access #GSIPA2M
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GSIPA2M: The Summit Highlights
Catch up on the activity from our inaugural Global Summit on Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines (15-17 January 2018)....
IP and access to medicines: welcome speech
Our inaugural Global Summit on Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines has started today. Read Solange Baptiste’s welcoming speech below,...
ICASA 2017: Optimal HIV treatment for ALL
As the 2017 International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) draws to a close in Abidja, Cote d’Ivoire,...
BLOG: 29 developing countries excluded from optimal HIV treatment – a dangerous oversight or deliberate tactic?
This World AIDS Day (1 December 2017), we’re pleased to have reached a point where more people are set to...