Orphan Drug Act: an unconstitutional exercise of the patent power

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College S. J. Quinney College of Law
Department Law
Creator Flynn, John J.
Title Orphan Drug Act: an unconstitutional exercise of the patent power
Date 1992
Description In 1983, Congress adopted the Orphan Drug Act (the "Act") pursuant to its power to regulate interstate and foreign commerce to stimulate research and development of drugs useful in treating relatively rare diseases.1 The cost of drug research and complying with the complex requirements for securing governmental approval to market drugs left many illnesses "orphans.
Type Text
Publisher Utah Law Review
Volume 1992
Issue 2
First Page 389
Last Page 447
Subject Health Care; Drugs; Medicine; Medical treatment
Subject LCSH Drugs; Medical care; United States. Orphan Drug Act
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Flynn, J. J. (1992). The Orphan Drug Act: An Unconstitutional Exercise of the Patent Power. Utah Law Review 1992(2), 389-447.
Rights Management (c) Utah Law Review
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6fj30zr
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