!The Patent Opposition Database is a site that allows civil society to share resources and learn about the tools needed to oppose the application or granting of unwarranted patents on medicines.
Below are commonly used terms related to patent oppositions and patents.
For further information and sources, visit:
OECD, Glossary of Patent Terminology
WHO, Public health innovation and intellectural propery rights
Commission on Intellectual Property Rights, Integrating Intellectual Property Rights and Development Policy
WIPO, PCT Glossary
Generics and Biosimilars Initiative, WHO definitions of generics"