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The role of intellectual property rights in preparing for future pandemics



Zoom, Virtual Meeting

The global intellectual property framework has been instrumental to developing Covid vaccines, with billions of doses now made every month.

For future pandemics, intellectual property rights will be crucial to building vaccine manufacturing capacity in Africa and elsewhere. This webinar will explore how.


Simon Agwale
African Vaccine Manufacturing Initiative, and CEO of Innovative Biotech Ltd, Nigeria

Julie Barnes-Weise
Executive Director, Global Health Innovation Alliance Accelerator, United States

Mark Schultz, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Akron and co-author of the Global Trade Secrets Protection Index

Mark Schultz
Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Akron, USA, and Senior Fellow, Geneva Network

Shanker Singham
CEO of Competere and Chairman of Global Economic Neural Networks, United Kingdom