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The TRIPS Agreement and regionalism: free trade and access to medicines in Africa

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Owoeye, O, The TRIPS Agreement and regionalism: free trade and access to medicines in Africa, European Intellectual Property Review, 37, (4) pp. 232-239. ISSN 0142-0461 (2015) [Refereed Article]

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Abstract

This article discusses how free trade can enhance the parallel importation of patented pharmaceuticals and the development of the pharmaceutical manufacturing capacity in Africa. It also explores the option of using the stratagem of an African free trade area to promote the use of compulsory licences to import patented pharmaceuticals into the continent.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law
Research Field:Law and Society
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies
Author:Owoeye, O (Mr Olasupo Owoeye)
ID Code:105534
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Faculty of Law
Deposited On:2016-01-07
Last Modified:2016-05-18
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