[Ip-health] LINK: Members of Congress support LDC Extension

Matthew Kavanagh matthew at healthgap.org
Wed May 15 09:28:07 PDT 2013


Here's the link to the letter:
https://healthgap.squarespace.com/s/LDC-IPR-Waiver-Letter-to-USTR-FINAL-5-14-13-1.pdf


On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 11:35 AM, Matthew Kavanagh <matthew at healthgap.org>wrote:

> Leading members of the U.S. Congress including the Ranking Members of
> - Energy and Commerce Committee
> - Labor, Health, Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee
> and
> - Africa, Global Health and Human Rights Subcommittee
> as well as the chair of the HIV/AIDS Caucus wrote, today, to the US Trade
> Representative supporting the request by Least Developed Countries.
>
> The request by LDCs was to extend the TRIPS waiver until such time as they
> are no longer "least developed," thus tying restrictive IP rules to
> development status instead of an artificial few year date.
>
> The letter is attached, please share with relevant stakeholders.
>
> Thanks
> _Matt
>
>
> --
> Matthew  Kavanagh
> Health GAP (Global Access Project)
> tel +1 202 355-6343 // mob +1 202 486-2488
> matthew at healthgap.org
>    www.healthgap.org
>
> @kavanaghmm
>



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Matthew  Kavanagh
Health GAP (Global Access Project)
tel +1 202 355-6343 // mob +1 202 486-2488
matthew at healthgap.org
   www.healthgap.org

@kavanaghmm



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