A niche blog dedicated to the issues that arise when supplementary protection certificates (SPCs) extend patents beyond their normal life -- and to the respective positions of patent owners, investors, competitors and consumers. The blog also addresses wider issues that may be of interest or use to those involved in the extension of patent rights. You can email The SPC Blog here

Friday 27 March 2015

Paediatric extensions: is there an official county-by-country list?

One of our readers has asked if there exists a reliable and authentic source that lists all of the countries which support paediatric patent extensions. This blogger clicked around the World Intellectual Property Organization and World Health Organization websites a bit, but couldn't find such a list in either of them -- and he's not sure who else might compile one. Does anyone know?

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