Gilead’s patent application on sofosbuvir rejected in Brazil
Rejected! That was the decision issued by Brazil’s National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) over one of Gilead’s patent applications...
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...
ADVOCATES PUBLISH COMMENTARY ON EXPANDING TREATMENT ACCESS FOR VIRAL HEPATITIS C
On 2 April 2018, an in-depth commentary on practical actions that can help increase access to HCV direct-action antivirals (DAAs)...
Botswana: Creating (radio) waves to show how intellectual property affects us all
BONELA is raising national awareness as to why intellectual property (IP) and access to medicines are relevant for everyone –...
8 videos that explain the tension between HIV activists and Big Pharma
From Hollywood blockbusters, to investigative documentaries, to our own short, satirical animation, here are eight videos that show how the...
Patent on Hep C drug rejected in Ukraine: Price of sofosbuvir will significantly reduce
The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (MEDT) refused to grant the pharmaceutical company Gilead a patent for...
Patent law amendments approved by the Government of Ukraine
Stricter patent law amendments, proposed by our partner, the All-Ukrainian Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (the Network), have been...
Fundación GEP opposes patent on HIV drug Tenofovir (TAF) in Argentina
Pharmaceutical patent would block access to HIV medicines. Our partner is opposing the patent application in a bid to make...
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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