Médecins Sans Frontières

Q&A on patents in India and the Novartis case

Why do millions of people rely on India for affordable medicines? - What is the relationship between patents and affordable medicines? - Why does India grant patents on drugs now? - Why is Novartis suing the Indian Government? - How is it possible for India to reject a patent that is granted in other countries? - Does India have the right to have this particular patent law? - What will happen if Novartis wins the case

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