CRITICAL STUDY OF COMPETITION LAW WITH REFERENCE TO PATENTING AND TRADE SECRET IN PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS

Author: B. Lekshmi, 3rd Year, BBA LL.B (H), Government Law College, Thrissur INTRODUCTION Due to the introduction of Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization, India changed its economic policies which included the opening of Indian market in the global market. This was largely influenced in the markets of India as well as legislation as new developments came with the new economic policies. India enacted the Patent (Amendment) Act in 2005 replacing the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices (MRTP) which could not fulfill the new requirements. These changes in the legislations were viewed…