Title: Global pharmaceutical industry: intellectual wealth and asset protection

Authors: Prabuddha Ganguli

Addresses: 103 B Senate, Lokhandwala Township, Akurli Road, Kandivli East, Mumbai 400101, India

Abstract: This is a commentary on the recent trends in the protection of intellectual assets in the Global Pharmaceutical Industry. Patenting inventions, enforcing acquired rights, evolving newer ways of sharing knowledge for effective cooperative working through diverse licensing arrangements between organisations are the keys to success in this fiercely competitive industry.

Keywords: intellectual assets; innovations; licensing; agreements; litigation; generic drugs; patents; laws; knowledge; biotechnology; drugs; pharmaceuticals.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2003.003102

International Journal of Technology Management, 2003 Vol.25 No.3/4, pp.248-313

Published online: 11 Jul 2003 *

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