Category Archives: WTO

Indian Whisky Producers restrained to use “Scotch”

Scotch Whisky Association of UK has won a legal action in Delhi High Court to refrain Indian whisky manufacturers to use word “Scot” or Scotch”. The association filed suit against Indian producer “Golden Bottling Ltd” under the Geographical Indications of … Continue reading

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Indian firms and brazilian AIDS patients to be benefit from compulsory licensing

The Brazilian government’s decision to override the patent rights of Merck’s HIV/AIDS drug Stocrin (efavirenz) and buy reverse engineered generic versions of the drug at low cost has come as a boon for Indian pharmaceutical companies manufacturing generic versions of … Continue reading

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The WTO angle and TRIPS

The WTO angle and TRIPS: “The WTO angle and TRIPS By Lawrence B. Ebert Of the Ballmer quote: ‘Someday, for all countries that are entering the [World Trade Organization], somebody will come and look for money owing to the rights … Continue reading

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No Progress on Bio/TK Disclosure for Patents

I/P Updates: TRIPS: No Progress on Bio/TK Disclosure for Patents – News and Information for Intellectual Property Practitioners: “TRIPS: No Progress on Bio/TK Disclosure for Patents According to an article in BRIDGES Trade BioRes, Vol. 4 No. 17 23 September, … Continue reading

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