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Unformatted text preview: o Must be willing to negotiate lower prices when a compulsory licensing threat emerges, but not so low that it leads to pricing pressure in developed countries o Cant always back down if compulsory licensing use is simple unjustifiable, not so clear in the Thai case International intellectual property adds an additional layer of complexity to an already complex issue Enforcement of international intellectual property rights is more difficult to achieve than domestic enforcement New rules on compulsory licensing advantage countries over pharmaceutical manufacturers Abbott played the game badly initially, but seems to have recovered in its handling of the Brazil situation....
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