Hofstra Law Review


The article discusses the legal aspects of excluding patentability of therapeutic methods for the treatment of humans under the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), and it mentions patentmethods using pharmaceuticals, as well as the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the World Trade Organization (WTO). Patent law protections and treatments for viruses and diseases such as HIV and AIDS are examined. Public health laws are also assessed.

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