The process of globalization has had a profound influence on human health. Increasingly, developments in the legal and policy regimes governing public health have been transnational in nature. The Global Health Law project attempts to situate these changes under a unified framework, governed by international law. This event will examine recent developments in intellectual property law and explore its impact on the broader Global Health Law landscape. International law experts will provide practical and theoretical insights drawing examples from both multilateral and domestic initiatives. Topics for discussion will include an analysis of pharmaceutical companies as rights holders under the TRIPS Agreement and an exploration of whether their duties may extend beyond TRIPS and national patent law rules to include human rights provisions. The event will also feature a case study, examining the way in which debates surrounding access to essential medicines and intellectual property rights have evolved in Kenya over the last decade.
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