Bill Bergmann Speaks on Federal Claims Bar Panel About WTO, Public Health and Intellectual Property

News / April 26, 2023

Partner Bill Bergmann took part in a U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association panel discussion titled “The WTO TRIPS Agreement and Its Relation to the Public Health and U.S. Intellectual Property.” The April 26, 2023, panel was moderated by U.S. Court of Federal Claims Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith.

Discussion focused on issues surrounding the recent IP waiver India and South Africa proposed to the World Trade Organization (WTO) to temporarily waive certain IP rights under the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and diagnostics.

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