This comment is divided into three sections. Part I introduces the World Trad Organization (WTO) generally and analyzes the Trade Related Agreement on Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement specifically. Part II discusses the proposed theory and its basis. It then introduces Novartis. The comment then explores the relevant EU laws and analyzes the jurisprudence of Direct Effect and State Liability. Part III applies EU law to Novartis.
Response or Comment
Saud Aldawsari, Comment, Private Enforcement of Trips by Applying the EU Law Principles of Direct Effect and State Liability, 13 Rich. J. Global L. & Bus. 409 (2014).