Brazil Gets a Law to Break Patents in Case of Emergency
shot by IP News Shots / 6:32 pm on 03 September, 2021
The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro has signed off on a law which allows the breaking of patents in cases of emergency. As per the law, patents for medicines and vaccines can be overridden if there is an emergency, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Industry: Healthcare Equipment & Supplies, Pharmaceuticals | Type of IP: Patent
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