Zoe Bollinger
Oct 3, 2014

Has India's Prime Minister Modi bowed to US pressure on patent laws?

A US-India joint statement was released promising that: "The leaders committed to establish an annual high-level Intellectual Property (IP) working group with appropriate decision-making and technical-level meetings as part of the Trade Policy Forum,"  Further cooperation on IP between the US and India would have particularly significant impact on pharmaceuticals.  

Has PM Modi bowed to US pressure on patent laws? - The Times of India
A paragraph buried in the US-India joint statement, which talks of establishing an annual high-level Intellectual Property (IP) working group as part of the Trade Policy Forum, has made health activists across the world apprehensive.