[Ip-health] Reminder: BIG DEBATE: Does More Intellectual Property Help or Hurt Global Health, Creativity, and Development?

Matthew Kavanagh Matthew.Kavanagh at georgetown.edu
Thu Sep 27 06:39:37 PDT 2018

*BIG DEBATE: *Does More Intellectual Property Help or Hurt Global Health,
Creativity, and Development?

Thurs Sept 27, 6pm

 *  Panel & Reception *


*Location:*  Georgetown University Law Center

Hart Auditorium in McDonough Hall
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington DC

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*Panel description:*  Today’s global intellectual property regime—a tangle
of interlocking national, regional and global agreements—focuses on
expanding exclusive ownership of technologies and literary and artistic
works as vital to advancing creativity, economic development and medicines
for today’s health needs. Is it working? This public event brings together
leading thinkers and advocates from across the ideological spectrum to ask
these big questions, including in the context of global negotiations over
trade and debates over Trump Administration policies.

*Speakers: *Ruth Okediji, Patrick Kilbride, Joseph Damond, Dr. Gaelle

*Ruth Okediji*
Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law
Harvard Law School

*Patrick Kilbride*
Vice President
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

*Dr. Gaelle Krikorian*

Head of Policy, Access Campaign

MSF/Doctors Without Borders

*Joseph Damond*
Executive Vice President
Biotechnology Innovation Organization

*Introduction by          *
*Paul Ohm*
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Georgetown University Law Center

Matthew M. Kavanagh, PhD
Georgetown University

Visiting Professor
Director, Global Health Policy & Governance Initiative
O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
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