Intellectual Property Law and Access to Medicines: TRIPS Agreement, Health, and Pharmaceuticals
- Date: Tuesday 23 November 2021, 13:00 – 17:00
- Location: Online
- Cost: Free
Join us for this virtual conference which has been co-organised by Centre for Business Law and Practice (Leeds) and the Center for Law and Intellectual Property (Texas).
This virtual conference brings together scholars, activists, policymakers, and industry actors to examine a wide variety of cross-cutting legal issues on intellectual property, pharmaceutical and trade law in the edited volume Intellectual Property Law and Access to Medicines: TRIPS Agreement, Health, and Pharmaceuticals (Routledge, 2021).
It is jointly organised by the Centre for Business Law and Practice at the School of Law, University of Leeds, UK and the Center for Law and Intellectual Property at Texas A&M University School of Law, USA.
13:00 Welcoming Addresses Introducing the Book
Prof Sri Ragavan, Texas A&M University School of Law
Dr Amaka Vanni, University of Leeds, UK
13:20 Keynote Address
Prof Anthony Taubman, Director, Intellectual Property, Government Procurement & Competition Division, World Trade Organization
13:30 Changes in International Norm Setting Post-COVID
Chair Prof. Srividhya Ragavan & Peter Yu, Texas A&M University School of Law
Panellists Prof Bryan Mercurio, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Prof Antony Taubman, World Trade Organization
Prof Carlos Correa, South Centre Geneva
Dr Susan Isiko Strba, International Lawyers and Economists for Development (IlED)
14:45 G20, State Action and Global Public Health
Chair Prof Graham Dutfield & Dr Amaka Vanni, University of Leeds
Panellists Prof Jorge Bermudez, National School of Public Health (Fiocruz), Brazil
Prof Caroline Ncube, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Dr Mike Palmedo, American University (Washington D.C)
16:00 WTO in Post COVID Era
Chair Prof Doris Long, University of Illinois Chicago
Prof Brook Baker, Northeastern University
Panellists Prof Peter Yu
Dr Burcu Kilic, Research Director, Global Citizen
Prof Janewa Osei-Tutu, Florida International University
Dr Marcela Viera, The Graduate Institute, Geneva
17: 00 Closing Remarks
Prof. Srividhya Ragavan, Texas A&M University School of Law
All welcome. This is a free event that will be held via zoom, though registration is required via Eventbrite.