A manufacturing-for-export exception to patent protection: a proposal for exporting violations of the trips agreement and beyond?

By Solovy E, Raju D. In a recent book chapter, Xavier Seuba, Mariano Genovesi and Pedro Roffe (referred to collectively as ‘Seuba’) argue in favour of what they term ‘a manufacturing-for-export exception’ to patent rights.11 The authors define the proposed ‘new exception’ to be a measure permitting ‘manufactur[ing] and export of a product protected by …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice