By Thomas Carey and Nancy C. Wilker, Ph.D.
As part of the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), a signatory country can allow someone to produce a patented product or process without the patent owner's consent. The grounds for justifying a grant of a compulsory...
By Peter B. Rutledge *
* Professor of Law, University of Georgia School of Law.
Excerpt from Trips and Bits: An Essay on Compulsory
Licenses, Expropriation, and International Arbitration , 13 N.C. J.L. &
Tech. On. 149 (June, 2012)
In the early 1980s, the World Bank forecast that more than