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ROLE OF DOCUMENTATION IN PROTECTING TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE

Domestic and International laws prohibit patenting of traditional knowledge of any local community. However, the traditional knowledge, such as unique plants and their use is being usurped by unscrupulous players by patenting them in different countries. Only way to stall such moves is by providing prior art evidences proving that the knowledge was already available … Continue reading ROLE OF DOCUMENTATION IN PROTECTING TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE

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Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act

A new act passed in the U.S. house of representative: What will it protect? Patent exclusivity, non-patent exclusivity, or both? Anything else also it deals with? The bill titled ‘A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act with respect to drug scheduling recommendations by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and with respect to … Continue reading Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act

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