Pfizer’s March 18, 2022 opposition to the KEI request for a compulsory license in Dominican Republic for Paxlovid.

On March 18, 2022, Pfizer filed a 45 page opposition to the KEI application for a compulsory license on Paxlovid patents in the Dominican Republican. This is the Pfizer filing, and KEI’s unofficial translation. Pfizer-opposition-DR-CL-18March2022.pdf Translation-Pfizer-opposition-KEI-CL-Paxlovid-18march2022.pdf The December 3, 2021… Continue Reading

Selected NIH emails from FOIA requests

2016-Mar25-email-Re-Dir-Sig-Response-March-In-Letter 2016-Dec18-Email-Chain-Re-Reasonable-Pricing-Clauses 2016-Dec24-Email-Seeking-Help-Re-NCI-Criticism-Response 2016-Dec25-Email-Seeking-Help-NCI-Rebuttal 2016Mar30-Email-Sen-Sanders-Letter 2016Apr26-Email-Nader-Response 2016Jun27-Email-re-March-in Process 2017-Jan3-Email-Re-Help-NCI-Rebuttal 2017Jan5-Email-Regarding-Kite-License-Applicants 2017Apr24-Email-Chain-Re-Xtandi-Appeal 2017Nov20-email-helping-Allen 2017-Dec7-Email-Re-Placing-Op-Ed 2019Apr16-email-CAR T-information

Senator Tillis Letter to FDA and USPTO Asking for a Study of Relationship between Patents and Drug Prices

In a January 31, 2022 letter to Drew Hirshfeld, the Commissioner for Patents for the USPTO, and Janet Woodcock, the Acting Commissioner of the FDA, Senator Thom Tillis provides extensive criticism of the empirical work of the group I-MAK and… Continue Reading

Brazil, Egypt, Japan, Netherlands, South Africa, and Thailand comprise the bureau of WHO’s Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) to draft and negotiate a WHO convention,agreement or other international instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response

On 1 December 2021, the special session of the World Health Assembly adopted a decision launch intergovernmental negotiations to draft and negotiate a WHO convention,agreement or other international instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response; this signaled the intent of… Continue Reading

EB150: Statement of Knowledge Ecology International KEI on the Global strategy and plan of action on public health, innovation and intellectual property

On Saturday, 29 January 2022,Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) delivered the following statement on the Global strategy and plan of action on public health, innovation and intellectual property at the 150th session of the World Health Organization’s Executive Board. Access to… Continue Reading

EB150 – Statement of Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) on Public health emergencies: preparedness and response

On Wednesday, 26 January 2022, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) delivered the following statement on a possible pandemic treaty at the 150th session of the World Health Organization’s Executive Board. The WHO negotiations on a pandemic treaty are not a quick… Continue Reading

Germany

Update on Patent-Related Measures in Germany in View of Corona Pandemic Thomas Musmann (Rospatt Osten Pross)/April 2, 2020 Update on Patent-Related Measures in Germany in View of Corona Pandemic German Government Plans Possibilities to Limit Patents In View of Corona… Continue Reading

Paxlovid

MPP Pfizer license Dominican Republic compulsory licensing case.