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India and the Patent Wars: Pharmaceuticals in the New Intellectual Property Regime

Murphy Halliburton


India and the Patent Wars examines struggles over patents and access to medicine among pharmaceutical producers, activists and others under a new global intellectual property regime. India, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical exporters, has been at the center of these struggles, and this book explores multiple perspectives in these controversies including those of Indian pharmaceutical companies, which have long offered low-cost medicines to customers around the world, multinational pharmaceutical companies, which pursue patent claims in Indian courts and license drugs to Indian producer ... More

Keywords: patents, intellectual property, India, pharmaceuticals, ayurveda, anthropology, globalization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781501713460
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501713460.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Murphy Halliburton, author
Queens College