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Do Patents Help the Poor?

All human beings, rich or poor, ultimately profit from breakthroughs in curative treatment. Curtailing the rights of innovators will not help the poor. If we want to improve access to cure we should get rid of over-regulation of health industries, not of patents and innovation

The pros and the cons of pharma patents exposed in Americas Quarterly's on access to medicines in developing countries.


August 4, 2008