India, South Africa, Others Push Robust TRIPS Discussion Schedule

By Hannah Monicken / July 12, 2022 at 11:14 AM
A small group of countries at the World Trade Organization has proposed an ambitious schedule for debating the addition of COVID-19 diagnostics and therapeutics to the recent pandemic-related intellectual property decision at the 12th ministerial conference. At a Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights meeting last week, India, South Africa, Indonesia, Egypt, Pakistan and Tanzania advocated for the discussions to begin this month and continue with multiple meetings in September, October and November ahead of the December deadline...

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