[Ip-health] Panel discussion: Compulsory licensing of patents on drugs, vaccines and diagnostic tests

Thiru Balasubramaniam suryavamsha75 at gmail.com
Wed May 20 08:48:21 PDT 2015


http://keionline.org/node/2229

Panel discussion: Compulsory licensing of patents on drugs, vaccines and
diagnostic tests

Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) and Knowledge Ecology International
Europe (KEI Europe):

DATE: Thursday, 21 May 2015
TIME: 17:30-19:00
VENUE: Kofi Annan Room, UNAIDS, Avenue Appia 20

Moderator:

Ellen 't Hoen, Medicines, Law and Policy

Panel members

Andrew Goldman, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI). Compulsory licensing
of patents on drugs for the hepatitis C Virus.

Gaelle Krikorian, Former advisor to the Greens/European Free Alliance,
European Parliament. Compulsory licensing of drug patents in Greece.

Manon Ress: Knowledge Ecology International (KEI). Compulsory licensing of
drugs for cancer.

KM Gopakumar, Third World Network (TWN). Compulsory licensing of cancer
drug patents in India.

Dzintars Gotham, Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM).
Compulsory licensing of patents on hepatitis C drugs in Europe.

Guilherme Cintra, The International Federation of Pharmaceutical
Manufacturers & Associations, IFPMA. The perspective of the research based
pharmaceutical industry on compulsory licensing of drug patents.



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