Promoting Innovation - Protecting the Public Domain

What does I-MAK do? We:

• deliver technical advice on patents and access to medicines
• heighten public awareness
• create an evidence-based approach to improve policy reform
• prepare license agreements that ensure new therapies are disseminated to patients
• provide global patent information on medicines
• review drug patents to strengthen patent examination
• selectively INTERVENE on poor quality patents if the drug is priced too high for patients

I-MAK is a team of lawyers and scientists working with:

• Governments
• Scientists
• Procurers
• Suppliers
• Health Organisations and NGOs

to strengthen patent systems and encourage true innovation in new medicines, while ensuring broad access to the best and latest treatments.


I-MAK Delivers a New, Evidence-Based Approach to Intellectual Property & Access to Treatment