26 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 25 (2008-2009)
The Public Health of the Conventional International Patent Regime &(and) the Ethics of Ethicals: Access to Patented Medicines

handle is hein.journals/caelj26 and id is 27 raw text is: THE PUBLIC HEALTH OF THE CONVENTIONAL
INTERNATIONAL PATENT RE GIME & THE ETHICS OF
ETHICALS: ACCESS TO PATENTED MEDICINES
AMIR H. KHOURY*
FO REW O RD  .....................................................................................  26
CHAPTER ONE: HOW THE CONVENTIONAL INTERNATIONAL
PATENT REUGIME REGULATES ACCESS TO PATENTED
M EDICIN ES ............................................................................ 27
1.1 Parameters of the Regulative Framework ......................... 27
1.2 The APM Debate in the TRIPS and TRIPS-Plus Context... 33
1.3 The Doha Round and the Winds of Change! .................. 36
CHAPTER Two: THE NORMATIVE SPHERE: SHOULD AN APM
MECHANISM BE INCLUDED IN CIPR? ................................... 40
2.1 Theoretical Backdrop of the Debate ................................. 41
2.2 The Argument for Enhancing Access to Patented Medicines 42
2.3 The Case Against the APM Initiative ............................. 46
2.4  Assessing  the Arguments ................................................. 47
CHAPTER THREE: MORE JUST CIPR BY INVOKING A VIABLE APM
M ECH AN ISM   ....................................................................................... 5 1
3.1 Carpet Adoption v. De-linking ................................ 51
3.2 Characteristics of the Proposed Model ............................. 54
3.2.1 Reformulating the Cost-Benefit Approach ........ 55
3.2.2 Counterbalancing the WTO: The WIPO
Development Agenda ..................................... 56
3.2.3 Empowering Local Industry through the
Accessibility of Research Data ......................... 58
3.2.4 Granting of Compulsory Licenses .................. 59
3.2.5 Sanctioning Collective Compulsory Licenses. 60
3.2.6 Determining Cases thatJustify the Granting of
Compulsory Licensing ...................................... 60
3.2.7 Setting the Term of a Compulsory License ....... 62
ASSESSMENT AND CONCLUSIONS ................................................... 63
A N N EX  ............................................................................................  66
PROPOSED PART VIII TO THE AGREEMENTI ON TRADE RELATED
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS ....................................................... 66

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