White House: Biden Has Not Yet Made A Decision On TRIPS Waiver

By Hannah Monicken / April 28, 2021 at 1:39 PM
President Biden has not decided whether to support a proposed waiver of some World Trade Organization intellectual property rights rules as a part of a global pandemic response, nor has U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai made a recommendation to him, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Tuesday. The waiver, put forward by India and South Africa in October, would apply to certain obligations under the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, including patents. It has drawn...

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