The Applicants are not necessarily the same persons as the inventors. More often than not the Applicant is a company that has obtained the right to apply for the invention from the inventor(s).
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Amidst the recent COVID-19 pandemic, countries are reviving rarely used legislation to ensure that COVID-19 related medicines which could potentially be used against the Coronavirus are available. Will South Africa join the chorus of countries limiting patent rights on Coronavirus-related medicine? Read Article
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