The European Commission has released a redacted version of a contract with Curevac for a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine uses mRNA technology, similar to the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. The contract is severely redacted in some areas, but some information… Continue Reading
On 14 May 2020, Bernd Lange, Chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) wrote a letter to Phil Hogan (Commissioner for Trade, European Commission) on the “commercial aspects of intellectual property rights for medical products in the… Continue Reading
On March 12, 2018, the European Commission issued a press release on a report on the “protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in third countries”. The report was published on February 21, 2018 and is entitled – “Commission Staff… Continue Reading
On 8 March 2017, the European Union (EU) delivered the following statement to the Human Rights Council’s panel discussion on Access to Medicines. As the Human Right Council imposed a strict two minute limit on interventions, the EU was not able to raise the following two questions contained at the end of its intervention.
I have two questions for the Panel.
Could the panellists suggest further measures to promote a holistic approach to access to medicines?
Original page: http://www.cptech.org/ip/wto/p6/eu12052005.pdf Letter from CPTech referenced available here: https://www.keionline.org/32641 MARKOS KYPRIANOU PETER MANDELSON Member of the European Commission … Continue Reading
Original page: http://www.cptech.org/ip/health/tamiflu/cptech-mandelson10192005.html CPTech Letter to EC Director General of Trade Peter Mandelson 19th October 2005 Commissioner Mandelson EUROPEAN COMMISSION DG Trade 200 rue de la Loi B-1049 BRUSSELS Dear Commissioner Mandelson TRIPS Agreement and Avian Influenza We ask the… Continue Reading
Original page: http://www.cptech.org/ip/birdflu/ustr-birdflu.html 14 October 2005 Honorable Rob Portman United States Trade Representative 600 17th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20508 Dear Ambassador Portman: We are writing to ask that the United States government address a mistake in trade policy that… Continue Reading
Original page: http://www.cptech.org/ip/wto/p6/cptech08302003.html CPTech Statement on WTO Deal on Exports of Medicines August 30, 2003 “Today’s decision on the implementation of paragraph 6 of the Doha Declaration on TRIPS and Public Health puts the WTO into unchartered waters. The WTO… Continue Reading
Original page: http://www.cptech.org/ip/wto/p6/lamy12172002.doc Pascal Lamy Rue de la Loi,… Continue Reading