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U.S. Chamber Condemns Colombian Health Minister’s Move Toward Stripping Privately-Held Patents

U.S. Chamber Condemns Colombian Health Minister’s Move Toward Stripping Privately-Held Patents

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) President and CEO, David Hirschmann, issued the following statement in response to a Declaration of Public Interest released by Colombian Minister of Health, Alejandro Gaviria. The Declaration formally moves Colombia toward stripping the patent for leukemia drug, Glivec, using a rare tactic known […]