While a major victory for Australia and public health, the WTO Appellate Body failed to address the legal status of the Doha Declaration

On June 9, 2020, the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body circulated its reports relating to the Australia – Tobacco Plain Packaging cases. The reports issued the decision regarding the appeals brought by Honduras and the Dominican Republic against the… Continue Reading

WIPO side event, December 6, 2018, on the Implications of Article 27.3(a) of the WTO TRIPS Agreement on the patentability of gene and cell-based therapies

DATE: Thursday, 6 December 2018 TIME: 1:30 PM to 3 PM VENUE: Room B CONVENER: Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) cordially invites you to attend our side event during negotiations of the 29th Session of the Standing… Continue Reading

USTR Zoellick Letter to TACD IP Group Regarding WTO Compulsory Licensing Mechanism

Original page: http://www.cptech.org/ip/wto/p6/zoellick02102003.doc RECEIVED 24 FEB 2003 Executive Office of the President The United States Trade Representative Washington, DC 20508 February 10, 2003 Mr. James Love Co-Chair TACD IP-workinggroup TACD Secretariat 24 Highbury Crescent UK-London N5 1RXDear Mr. Love, Thank… Continue Reading

EC Pascal Lamy Letter in Response to TACD regarding WTO Export Issue

Original: Page 1 – http://www.cptech.org/ip/health/eu/lamy2tacd20mar2002-p1.jpg Page 2 – http://www.cptech.org/ip/health/eu/lamy2tacd20mar2002-p2.jpg Note by James Love on April 1, 2002 via IP-Health email list regarding the letter below (archived link of the note here): This these are scans of Pascal Lamy’s March 20… Continue Reading