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The Pandemic and the Vaccine- Licensing Rights in Patent

The first case of novel coronavirus or COVID-19 is estimated to have first occurred at the seafood market of Wuhan, China in December 2019. Little did everyone know that the virus which was first mistaken as the common flu was soon going to change the way of living the entire world.

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Covid-19: Patent, Economy, Prophylaxis and Treatment

Everyone around the globe is suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic and several industries are trying to overcome the economic turmoil.There is a steep decline in product sales & product manufacturing segments, Covid-19 and worldwide lockdowns has severely affected R&D activities as well.However, few industries like the mask, infrared based thermometer, PPE Kits, online meeting tools, … Continue reading Covid-19: Patent, Economy, Prophylaxis and Treatment

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Patent Pooling In The Wake Of Covid-19

Efforts around the world to fight the Covid-19 pandemic have led to an unprecedented amount of collaborative research work. Platforms like GISAID and preprint servers are thriving with research work and new information on the novel Coronavirus. The data and know-hows made available by these open access resources have taken the pursuit of better diagnosis … Continue reading Patent Pooling In The Wake Of Covid-19

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Prior Permission of NBA for Accessing Biological Resource from India by Indian Public Ltd and Foreign Entities and Express Approval for COVID research

Prologue The Biological Diversity Act, 2002, a law governing utilization of biological resources and associated benefit sharing has been in existence for a long time, but its awareness is still not prevalent.  The familiarity of this law has been mainly due to the need for obtaining a permission for applying of Intellectual Property Rights viz. … Continue reading Prior Permission of NBA for Accessing Biological Resource from India by Indian Public Ltd and Foreign Entities and Express Approval for COVID research

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