July 7, 2003. Sign-on letter from 69 scientists and economists to Kamil Idris, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization requesting that WIPO host a meeting on open and collaborative development. CPTech Page on Trade Frameworks for Funding Research… Continue Reading
1994 1994: Pharmaceutical Drugs, Intellectual Property Rights and Public Health: A Consumer Perspective from the United States, May 12. A discussion of how R&D mandates can ensure innovation does not suffer when prices lowering policies are embraced. 1996 1996: Comments… Continue Reading
Re: 17.4 Follow-up of the report of the Consultative Expert Working Group on Research and Development: Financing and Coordination Document A68/34
My name is James Love, from Knowledge Ecology International. I wanted to discuss the negotiations on new approaches to funding medical R&D.
I will begin with the much delayed discussions about a WHO R&D treaty, which are supposed to resume in 2016.
We have suggestions for some changes in the discussion, to move things forward.
Notes on the Blur Banff proposal* KEI Research Note 2013:1 February 1, 2013 This is a brief note on the Blur/Banff proposal for a system of decentralized decision making and competitive intermediaries to provide money to support recorded music that… Continue Reading
WHO website on the EWG NEWS: The EWG secretariat has released a draft evaluation framework, evaluation criteria and the inventory of financing proposals. The EWG is accepting public comments through the Second Web-based Public Hearing. Deadline: September 5 2009. KEI… Continue Reading
Here is a link to the text of the WHO EB’s draft resolution on the resport of the WHO Commission on Intellectual Property, Innovation and Public Health (CIPIH). http://www.cptech.org/ip/health/who/WHOcipih280406.html from the mini EB meeting on April 28. The US government… Continue Reading
The attached is a February 24, 2005 letter signed by 162 experts, asking the World Health Organization to Evaluate New Treaty Framework for Medical Research and Development The proposal for a Medical R&D Treaty (MRDT) was designed as an alternative… Continue Reading
2000: Paying for health care R&D – Carrots and Sticks James Love* First draft: October 18, 2000 Revised October 19, 2000 *Thirukumaran Balasubramaniam provided research for this paper. Table of Contents Introduction Failures of the Market Investors cannot appropriate all… Continue Reading
Preliminary thoughts on a program for Essential Health Research James Love January 6, 1999 Essential Health Research and the Market In matters concerning public health, intellectual property rights are a means and not an end. Patents and other types of… Continue Reading