SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

October 13, 2016 05:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How Does Patent Protection Affect Innovation and Pricing of New Life-Saving Drugs? New Book Coming Friday, Oct. 14

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - October 13, 2016) - On Friday, Oct. 14, the Fraser Institute will release a new book examining intellectual property rights and pharmaceuticals.

The book, Intellectual Property Rights and the Promotion of Biologics, Medical Devices, and Trade in Pharmaceuticals, spotlights how patent protections around the world affect both innovation and prices of new life-saving and life-extending drugs and medical devices.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Oct. 14 at 5:30 am (Eastern).

Steven Globerman, Senior Fellow
Fraser Institute

To arrange media interviews or for more information, please contact:
Bryn Weese
Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
(604) 688-0221 ext. 589

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