Julia Gillard, Big Pharma, patent law and public health

Rimmer, Matthew (2012) Julia Gillard, Big Pharma, patent law and public health. The Conversation.

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It takes a lot of bravery for governments to stand up to big business. But the Gillard government has shown a lot of guts during its tenure.

It stood up to Big Tobacco in the battle over plain packaging of tobacco products and has defended individuals and families affected by asbestos. It took on Big Oil in its Clean Energy Future reforms and stood up to the resource barons with the mining tax.

The government is now considering Big Pharma - the pharmaceutical industry and their patents – and has launched several inquiries into patent law and pharmaceutical drugs...

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ID Code: 86866
Item Type: Other
Refereed: No
Keywords: Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Research Group
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Deposited On: 25 Nov 2015 02:32
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2015 02:32

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