[Ip-health] Save The Date - 5 July 2017 - KEI side event @ WIPO SCP 26 - Compulsory licensing of patents in the United States

Thiru Balasubramaniam thiru at keionline.org
Wed Jun 28 08:18:20 PDT 2017


Knowledge Ecology International: Compulsory licensing of patents in the
United States
DATE: Wednesday, 5 July 2017
TIME: 1 PM to 3 PM
VENUE: Room NB0.107, World Intellectual Property Organization

Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) cordially invites you to attend our
side event during deliberations at the Twenty-Sixth Session of Standing
Committee on the Law of Patents (SCP) of the World Intellectual Property
Organization (WIPO).

KEI's Counsel, Andrew S. Goldman, will present on Judicially Mandated
Licenses of Medical Technology Patents in the United States - Post-eBay v.
MercExchange. In U.S. patent infringement cases, courts may issue
compulsory licenses of patents, including patents on medical technologies,
instead of issuing injunctions. In this talk, we will explore the legal
framework underpinning these norms and examine how this has worked in

Moderator: Polly Markandya

Keynote Speaker: Andrew Spencer Goldman (Counsel, Policy & Legal Affairs,


Hu Yuan Qiong (Senior Legal & Policy Advisor, Médecins Sans Frontières |
Access Campaign)

Dr. Viviana Muñoz (Coordinator, Development, Innovation and Intellectual
Property Programme, South Centre)

Thiru Balasubramaniam
Geneva Representative
Knowledge Ecology International
41 22 791 6727
thiru at keionline.org

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