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The pharmacy of the developing world : India, patent law and access to essential medicines

Rehman, Hafiz Aziz-Ur


In a critical evaluation of the influence of the TRIPS Agreement 1994 on India's patent regime, this thesis considers whether India can retain its pre-eminent role as the pharmacy of the developing world. Using Amartya Sen's conception of justice, development as freedom and capability approaches as thematic foundation, I have problematised key domestic and international developments in the area of patent law and access to essential medicines. With the help of original case studies, this work...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7637de0310b


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