Compulsory Licensing may Slow Investments

  • India’s adoption of Compulsory Licensing (CL) in industrial sectors risks affecting the flow of capital and technology from overseas, a senior European Union official said.
  • He also said that the extension and wide use of CL in industrial sectors can act as a deterrent for investments, from abroad and within India.
  • The U.S. had also sought clarity from India regarding the CL decision-making process saying it was affecting American stakeholders.