[A2k] IP and Human Rights February 21-22

Sean Flynn sflynn at wcl.american.edu
Fri Feb 15 11:48:31 PST 2013

Please join this important two-day conference and meeting to bring
together scholars and advocates who are working to map the doctrinal and
strategic intersections of intellectual property and human rights.

Register at: https://www.wcl.american.edu/secle/registration 

The agenda and more information is at:


On Thursday, February 21, there will be a public conference on
intellectual property and human rights, which will be recorded for
archived viewing. The event will focus on four distinct sets of issues
being explored as part of a forthcoming book project edited by Molly
Land and Peter Yu and an online working paper series published by PIJIP
and edited by Sean Flynn: (1) the right to free expression and
enforcement of copyright on the internet; (2) the intersection of
intellectual property laws and rights to benefit from culture and
scientific progress; (3) the right to health and access to patented
medications; and (4) emerging issues at the intersection of IP and Human

On Friday, February 22, registered participants are invited to a
half-day roundtable discussion (Chatham House Rule
<http://www.chathamhouse.org/about-us/chathamhouserule> ) on building a
network of advocates, scholars and teachers who work at the intersection
of intellectual property and human rights.

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