Brazil's President Eases Compulsory Licensing Law On Pandemic-Related Products
Companies in Brazil will not have to provide know-how and other detailed information on patents that are subject to compulsory licenses during national or international emergencies, although other provisions of a law passed last year to ease the compulsory licensing process remain in place.
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