420. Relevant considerations.

The power of compulsory licensing in respect of a patent whose proprietor is not a WTO proprietor1 on grounds of abuse of monopoly2 must be exercised with a view to securing the following general purposes3:

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    (1)     that inventions which can4 be worked on a commercial scale in the United Kingdom and which should in the public interest be so worked must be worked there without undue delay and to the fullest extent that is reasonably practicable5;

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    (2)     that the inventor6 or other person beneficially entitled to a patent must receive reasonable remuneration having regard to the nature of the