Patent Administration and its Footprint on Healthcare in India

  • Madhur Pathak and Akanksha Singh
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  • Madhur Pathak

    Student at Amity Law School, Amity University, Noida, India

  • Akanksha Singh

    Student at Amity Law School, Amity University, Noida, India.

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This paper revolves around the topic of patent laws with reference to healthcare in India. The paper starts with a precise introduction to the topic followed by a detailed explanation of patent regime and the current Indian scenario with reference to the same. It further explains the criteria of valid patenting and then dives into the explanation of the various kinds of pharmaceutical patents available in India . Following this we jump to the discussion of the stand of various international organs and treaties and declaration signed on this matter. The paper also outlines the Indian Constitution's Healthcare guarantees and how pharmaceutical patents are limiting civilian access to health care. The study concludes with a thorough evaluation of the overall policy in terms of health, as well as potential remedies to the difficulties encountered. This paper will help you comprehend the conflict between corporate interests and the interest of the general public when it comes to intellectual property protection for vital medications, pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and treatments, among other things


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 6, Page 447 - 463


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