This isn’t case of tech theft

The developed nations’ argument that compulsory licensing in India will scare foreign investors, is bogus

India’s National Manufacturing Policy, that intends to ensure the success of the Make in India programme, has also given a push to the Technology Acquisition and Development Fund, which will help promote access to technology through patent pooling and compulsory licensing of patents. The draft Intellectual Property Rights Policy that is being discussed here also supports compulsory licensing. India has been trying to develop political consensus on compulsory licensing for promoting access to technology particularly for green technologies at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and other fora.

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