Evaluation of Drugs WHO & ICH guidelines for the assessment of herbal drugs. Stability testing of herbal drugs.
Patenting and Regulatory requirements of natural products:
Definition of the terms: Patent, IPR, Farmers right, Breeder’s right, Bioprospecting and Biopiracy. Patenting aspects of Traditional Knowledge and Natural Products. Case study of Curcuma & Neem. Regulatory Issues – Regulations in India (ASU DTAB, ASU DCC), Regulation of manufacture of ASU drugs – Schedule Z of Drugs & Cosmetics Act for ASU drugs.