123 articles related to "TRIPS"
MSF response to European Parliament proposals of EU enforcement of European trademarks on goods in transit
Médecins Sans Frontières is deeply concerned about the position taken by the European Parliament allowing European Union enforcement of European trademarks on goods in transit, including...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 24 February 2014
23 January 2014 134th WHO Executive Board meeting – Agenda item 9.7: Access to essential medicines Médecins Sans Frontières welcomes calls for Member States and WHO to strengthen...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 23 January 2014
MSF urges South Africa to stand strong, move ahead on patent law reforms, in defiance of aggressive pharma opposition to delay change and keep drug prices high Johannesburg/Geneva, 20 January 2014...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 20 January 2014
Geneva, 11 June 2013 - Ahead of a transition period that allows least-developed countries (LDC) to avoid introducing some intellectual property rules expiring this month, LDC members of the World Trade...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 11 June 2013
Access to medicines issues finally back on negotiators’ agenda after being sidelined for more than a year Lima/New York, May 14, 2013 — As negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership...
Press Release – Last updated 16 May 2013
Least-developed countries fighting for TRIPS exemption extension Geneva, 8 May 2013 – On the appointment of Roberto Azevedo as Director General of the World Trade Organization, international...
Press Release – Last updated 08 May 2013
Final hearings begin in Bayer's appeal against Indian move to allow production of more affordable cancer drug
Further compulsory licences on high-price patented medicines expected 18 January 2013 - This week, final hearings began in Chennai, India, in the appeal that German pharmaceutical company Bayer...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 18 January 2013
Patent Information & Transparency : A Methodology for Patent Searches on Essential Medicines in Developing Countries
A report by UNDP, co-authored by MSF's Barbara Milani, lays out a four-step methodolgy for conducting patent searches in developing countries providing an inexpensive and pragmatic option to perform...
Report – Last updated 12 July 2012
MSF statement at WIPO General Assemblies on Agenda item 28(i) Standing Committee on the Law of Patents
Thanks Mr. Chairman. I am speaking on behalf of Médecins Sans Frontières International. MSF is an independent medical humanitarian organisation that works in over 65 countries around...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 06 October 2012
Issue Brief: How the US's demands for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) threaten access to medicines
2012 Issue Brief Encompassing eleven countries and slated for further expansion across the Asia Pacific region, the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is a regional trade agreement that will...
Briefing – Last updated 23 July 2012