[Ip-health] Reminder: 17 May 2011-KEI @ WIPO Standing Committee on the Law of Patents: Patents and Health

Thirukumaran Balasubramaniam thiru at keionline.org
Mon May 16 15:46:12 PDT 2011


http://keionline.org/node/1130

Knowledge Ecology International: Patents and Health
DATE: Tuesday, 17 May 2011

TIME: 13:30-15h00

VENUE: Room B at the WIPO Main Building

Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) cordially invites you to our side event during deliberations at the Sixteenth Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization's (SCP). As the WIPO SCP is discussing the agenda item of "Patents and Health" for first time, KEI has assembled a panel of experts to discuss remedies to address the shrinking policy space to use the flexibilities enshrined in the TRIPS Agreement and the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health in the context of bilateral and plurilateral trade agreements including the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). A focus of panel will include a detailed exposition of Article 44 of the TRIPS Agreement.
Panelists
Professor Carlos Correa, Director, Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies on Industrial Property and Economics Law, University of Buenos Aires and Adviser, South Centre

Judit Rius Sanjuan, U.S. Manager of the Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines
Medecins Sans Frontieres/ Doctors Without Borders

James Love, Director, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)

Respondent

Mohamed Omar Gad, LL.M., Ph.D., Counsellor Permanent Mission of Egypt to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva


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Thiru Balasubramaniam
Geneva Representative
Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)

thiru at keionline.org



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