SC asks Centre why it did not consider granting compulsory licenses to more pharma companies for manufacture of drugs

SC asks Centre why it did not consider granting compulsory licenses to more pharma companies for manufacture of drugs

During the suo moto hearing on Covid crisis, a Special Bench comprising Justice DY Chandrachud, LN Rao and SR Bhat asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that “has the Centre considered to invoking Section 92 of Patents Act and issue compulsory licences so that drugs can be manufactured while royalty is sorted or HC may decide so.
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