About the Author
N. Lalitha obtained her PhD through Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore. She is a Professor of Economics at Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Her research focusses on development and trade issues. In the recent decade, she has been focussing on intellectual property rights in the pharmaceutical and agricultural sectors. She has published in peer reviewed journals on issues relating to access to medicines and agri-biotechnology. She has co-edited a book on intellectual property, pharmaceuticals and public health.