|Eligibility for sublicences
||Sublicences can be issued to qualified entities worldwide.
||Allows manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredient and finished formulations anywhere in the world.
|Geographical scope for sale
||The paediatric licence allows for sale in 121 countries where 99.3% of children living with HIV in the developing world reside. The adult licence territory covers at least 92 countries with 90% of people living with HIV (see “Sales outside the licensed territory”).
|Sales outside the licensed territory
||Sales outside the licensed countries are permitted where there is no granted patent in force (54 additional countries) or where sales of a generic version do not infringe on an existing patent, such as in cases in which a compulsory licence has been issued. As a result, sub-licensees will likely be able to sell generic DTG in 131 countries representing 93.4% of people living with HIV in the developing world.
||The adult licence is royalty-free for 82 countries and royalty-bearing for ten countries namely: Philippines; India and Vietnam and Moldova (5%); Egypt, Indonesia, Morocco, Armenia and Ukraine (7.5%); Turkmenistan (10%) ; There are no royalties for paediatric formulations.
||Licensees must obtain approval from WHO Pre-qualification, or a Stringent Regulatory Authority. Where such approval is not yet available, temporary approval from a WHO Expert Review Panel may be obtained.
||Sub-icensees have the right to combine DTG with other ARVs and to develop suitable new fixed-dose combinations.
||Data exclusivity is waived in countries with such form of protection, thus facilitating regulatory approval of generics.
||The licences disclose the list of pending and granted patents in the 121 countries and granted patents in other LMICs.
|Additional flexibilities for licensees
||Licensees can challenge any of the licensed patents.
See related licence
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