From Conception to Commercial Success
Cynthia M. Ho
Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
Cynthia M. Ho, ACCESS TO MEDICINE IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY: INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS ON PATENTS AND RELATED RIGHTS, Oxford University Press, 2011
Loyola University Chicago School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-020
This is the first chapter of a book intended to explain how international agreements impact public health by mandating certain patent rights in individual countries. This chapter sets the stage for those without prior knowledge of drug development. In particular, the chapter provides an overview of drug discovery, development, and marketing, including relevant patent and regulatory laws that provide market protection to the manufacturers of such drugs.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 35
Keywords: drug development, brand, generic, marketing patent data exclusivity
JEL Classification: H19, H51, I11, I18, K32, L52, L65, M31, M37, 031, O32, O34, O38Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: July 8, 2011
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