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Kenyan AIDS Patients Seek To Overturn Anti-Counterfeiting Law As Unconstitutional


NAIROBI, July 7, 2009 -- Three HIV/AIDS patients in Kenya announced Tuesday they will petition the country’s Constitutional Court to declare a new anti-counterfeiting act illegal because it could deny them access to generic medicines. The move, which has the support of public health groups across the country, seeks to have the 2008 Anti-Counterfeiting Act made unconstitutional on the grounds that it could rob them of their right to life.
Source: Intellectual Property Watch
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