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United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)

Nature of the company: United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)   Why they approached us: Wanted to sensitize SMEs in Machine Tools, Plastics, and Foundry sectors on the role of IP in business. Required a comprehensive program to help cluster SMEs generate, identify, and protect IP, and use it to gain business value. Fields of SMEs: Machine Tools, Plastics and Foundry Sectors What did we do: Devised practical training programs, and organized seminars across India from Bangalore…

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The featured image shows a person holding some white pills in his fist, which is half open. The post is about recent guidelines issued by the UNDP regarding examination of Pharma Patents. To know more, please click here.

UNDP Issues Guidelines For Pharmaceutical Patent Examination

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has recently published guidelines for examination of patent applications relating to pharmaceuticals.The guidelines have highlighted the need for examining pharmaceutical patents from the perspective of public health.The guidelines set by Prof. Carlos M Correa strongly recommend nations to set out specific and more stringent standards for pharmaceutical patents. The guidelines also encourage patent offices to exploit the flexibilities allowed by the TRIPS Agreement with regard to the aforementioned guidelines. In his foreword, Mandeep Dhaliwal,…

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