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Cheaper Medicines Act signed into law


On June 6 2008, the president of the Philippines signed into law Republic Act no 9052 entitled Universally Accessible Cheaper and Quality Medicine Act of 2008. The director-general of the Intellectual Property Office and other appropriate government agencies are mandated to issue the implementing rules and regulations of the Act within 120 days. Republic Act no 9052 contains a number of important points.

First, it amends the IP Code to state as non-patentable the mere discovery of a new form of a new property of a known substance which does not result in the enhancement of the known efficacy of that substance, or the mere discovery of any...


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Record attendance for this year's Global IP & Innovation Summit in Shanghai. Welcome to everyone attending! https://t.co/Dg1uqvFSqy

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RT @IP_STARS: China: Cash reward for inventors that contribute to socioeconomic development in Shanxi province. #patent https://t.co/Xzu0Is

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All set for the Global IP & Innovation Forum in Shanghai. Updates on today's sessions will be posted on https://t.co/1MJkrxH1cg

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