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When Supply Is Of Public Interest Roche Tamiflu

Concept Paper: Public Interest To claim to hold the public interest is to claim something big. The ambiguity that arises from such a broad concept almost always means that it will have great, and sometimes detrimental, consequences. Because it is a sort of a “je ne sais quoi” (Sorauf – p. 623) of American politics, it is a strong but malleable tool that can be used by anyone who has the audacity to give it a meaning. Frank J. Sorauf, while conceding that no “neat and precise”(p...

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Cipla V Roche Case Note

Cipla v Roche – Generics Industry Rejoices! For the last two years, the Delhi High Court has been the battle ground for a pharmaceutical war between Roche and Cipla over Roche's patent for the anticancer drug ‘erlotinib’, sold by Roche as 'Tarceva'. On 24 April 2009, the Division bench of the Delhi High Court dismissed Roche's appeal against the refusal of a single judge to grant an injunction restraining Cipla from manufacturing, offering for sale, selling and exporting its generic version of ‘erlotinib’...

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Public Interest Litigation

(a) what is public interest litigation Public interest litigation involves the institution of actions by private citizens in courts to seek redress against public wrongs committed by government or public bodies. It is an adjudication of disputes between private individuals and the state initiated to promote the public good in terms of serving a collective societal interest. In George John v Goh Eng Wah Bros Filem Sdn Bhd & 2 Ors, Lim Beng Choon J traced the origin of public interest litigation and...

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Tamiflu Case

Tamiflu Case Summary Tamiflu (generic name: oseltamivir) is an antiviral medication that works against most but not all strains of flu — it is not effective against flu strains that have become resistant to it. Used preventively during an outbreak, Tamiflu significantly reduces the likelihood of illness. Used as a treatment (if taken promptly after the onset of symptoms), it may significantly reduce the duration and severity of illness. As the world’s health officials prepare for a pandemic...

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Commitment to Public Interest

How can you show your commitment to public interest? Public service is a public trust, therefore I am bound to commit myself as a public servant to obey due diligence in the exercise of my duty. My decision should be guided well on how to use the resources and powers which should be used for the betterment of the community and for the welfare of the people in general. Dedication to work is important and this will help me decide on how to work efficiently by organizing the agenda and work plans...

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Public Interest Litigation

PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION Public interest litigation (PIL) defined as the use of litigation, or legal action, which seeks to advance the cause of minority or disadvantaged groups or individuals, or which raises issues of broad public concern. PIL represents a departure from traditional judicial proceedings, as litigation is not necessarily filed by the aggrieved person. Public interest litigation describes the legal implements which allow individuals, groups and communities to challenge...

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Public Interest Litigation

1 Public Interest Litigation is a good thing when it is used to enforce the rights of the disadvantaged. But it has now been diluted to interfere with the power of the government to take decisions on a range of policy matters Judicial activism is not an easy concept to define. It means different things to different persons. Critics denounce judicial decisions as activist when they do not agree with them. Activism, like beauty, is often in the eye of the beholder. In India, the opening up of access...

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Public Interest Litigation

Public Interest Litigation (PIL) PIL in broad terms means litigation filed in a court of law for the protection ofPublic Interest” on the wide variety of subjects concerning citizens.   The history: Public Interest Litigation popularly known as PIL can be broadly defined as litigation in the interest of that nebulous entity: the public in general. Prior to 1980s, only the aggrieved party could personally knock the doors of justice and seek remedy for his grievance and any other person who...

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Public Interest Litigation

Public-Interest Litigation (PIL, or जनहित याचिका) is litigation for the protection of the public interest. In Indian law, Article 32 of the Indian constitution contains a tool which directly joints the public with judiciary. A PIL may be introduced in a court of law by the court itself (suo motu), rather than the aggrieved party or another third party. For the exercise of the court's jurisdiction, it is not necessary for the victim of the violation of his or her rights to personally approach the...

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Application of Supply and Demand Concept to H1N1 Vaccine Shortages

Application of Supply and Demand Concepts to Current H1N1 Vaccine Shortages R.Mate According to a recent article, the United States faces problems of H1N1 vaccine shortages as the swine flue epidemic spirals out of control. Even though the supply is increasing steadily, so is the demand for it. “The first estimates called for 40 million doses by the end of October and 190 million doses by year's end” (ACJ). Although production has been delayed several times the gap between supply and demand is...

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