The Indian Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis on the patent of an anti-tumor. The CNN IBN television reported. The judges decided that the local industry has the right to produce the drug Glivec as a generic drug low cost to protect the right to health of the population.
The long-awaited verdict comes after a seven-year legal battle waged by the giant Swiss to gain the respect of the property laws’ intellectual. As motivation, the Supreme Court said that the Glivec” and not ‘an innovative product because”’ uses a molecule already ‘known and therefore not part of the criteria for the” inventions”. According to various Indian associations for the defense of human rights is a defeat of” Big Pharma” and confirmation of India as” poor” pharmacy world.