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Indian Pharma Lobby Flays India-EU Trade Talks; Debunks "TRIPS Plus" Provisions On Patent Extensions And Data Protection

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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MUMBAI - Hardball negotiations between Indian and European Union representatives on the signing of a free trade agreement may lead to flare ups after the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance - a powerful industry lobby - raised strong objections on provisions related to intellectual property rights that are sought to be incorporated in the draft treaty

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