Exhibition : “Pharmacide Arts & Counterfeit Goods”
French Embassy inThailand, in collaboration with the Department of Intellectual Property (DIP) of the Ministry of Commerce of Thailand, Tilleke & Gibbins Museum of Counterfeit Goods and Bangkok Art and Culture Centre
Event Date : 02 April - 26 May 2013
Location: Main Gallery, 8th floor The “ Pharmacide Arts ” regional exhibition (Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand) is composed of 24 pieces (pictures, sculptures, videos) and a catalogue. A documentary movie about fake medicines in the Mekong region will be screened during the exhibition, in a black box. Two series of conferences regarding counterfeit goods and intellectual property will take place as part of the exhibition.
Estimated at over 50 billion Euros per year, the trafficking of counterfeit medicines is an extremely lucrative market for criminal organizations. According to recent studies, the trade in counterfeit medicine represents 5-10% of the total global pharmaceutical market. In addition, 50-90% of all medicine purchased from internet sources are spurious or fake.
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