Peru agrees with Swiss MPP to have access to their patent database and licenses on medicines

Indecopi Peru signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Swiss foundation Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) to have access to their patent pool and licenses on medicines related to HIV, Tuberculosis and Hepatitis C treatment.

The MPP foundation negotiates with patent holders for licences on life-saving medicines. These licences allow generic pharmaceutical companies to manufacture and distribute patented medicines in developing countries.

For further information in spanish please be referred to Indecopi´s website.