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More Pressure On Pharma: UN Report Backs Compulsory Licensing

Executive Summary

Heavy-weight United Nations panel makes tough recommendations favoring compulsory licensing – an issue that has riled Big Pharma but has at least one industry proponent, Cipla's chair Yusuf Hamied, who talked to the Pink Sheet about the "excesses" of intellectual property rights.

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