Can new forms of robotic technology transform RALP experience?

For the past 15 or so years, the daVinci brand of surgical robot, developed and made by Intuitive, has dominated the marketplace for surgical robots. However, changes are coming that may challenge that effective monopoly. … READ MORE …

Why would anyone develop new drugs if international patent law can just be ignored?

There are two ways to look at a ruling issued yesterday by the Indian controller general of patents, designs and trademarks: it can either be seen as a major victory for patients who had no prior hope of treatment with a highly effective anticancer agent because of its cost … or it can be seen as an international setback to the entire concept of patent and intellectual property law. … READ MORE …