Are Patents Key to Ending the Pandemic?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

With the pandemic showing no signs of abating globally, is it time to rethink global intellectual property rules? How does the world reach a pragmatic solution that ensures equitable access to developing countries while at the same time encouraging incentivized research and innovation? To discuss this, we invite Jason Nickerson, humanitarian affairs advisor for Doctors Without Borders and a common law adjunct professor at the University of Ottawa's Centre for Health Law, Policy, and Ethics; and economist Rohinton Medhora, president of CIGI, the Centre for International Governance Innovation.
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Are Patents Key to Ending the Pandemic?
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May 12, 2021
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