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(Co-sponsored) Intellectual Property, Covid-19, and the Next Pandemic: Diagnosing Problems, Developing Cures
Category : Conferences
Date : 05 Nov, 2021 - 06 Nov, 2021
Time : 8 am – 12:30 pm (US Eastern Standard Time)
Venue : Live Zoom Sessions

(CMEL is one of the co-sponsors of this event)

Intellectual Property, Covid-19, and the Next Pandemic:
Diagnosing Problems, Developing Cures

Dates: November 5 – 6, 2021 (Friday – Saturday)
Time: 8 am – 12:30 pm (US Eastern Standard Time)


This conference will be conducted via Zoom.

Conference website & registration: 
https://www.covidip.hku.hk/

This conference is co-organized by the Law and Technology Centre of the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law and the Georgetown University Law Center.  It will be conducted via Zoom and prior registration is required.  More information is available on the conference website:
 https://www.covidip.hku.hk/.

Conference organizers

Madhavi Sunder, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for International and Graduate Programs, Georgetown University Law Center
Haochen Sun, Associate Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law

Keynote speakers
Edward Kwakwa, Assistant Director General, Global Challenges and Partnerships Sector, World Intellectual Property Organization
William FisherWilmerHale Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Faculty Director, Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School
Ruth Okediji, Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School

Panel Speakers & Moderators
Kashish Aneja, Consultant, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Olufunmilayo Arewa, Murray H. Shusterman Professor of Transactional and Business Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Anupam Chander, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Jorge L. Contreras, Presidential Scholar and Professor of Law and Director of Program on Intellectual Property Law & Policy, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Rochelle Dreyfuss, Pauline Newman Professor of Law and Co-Director, Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy, New York University School of Law
Lawrence Gostin, University Professor and Faculty Director, O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Calvin Ho, Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law
Eric Ip, Associate Professor of Law and Research Fellow, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law
Amy Kapczynski, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Global Health Justice Partnership, Yale Law School
Matthew Kavanagh, Assistant Professor of Global Health and Director, Global Health Policy and Politics Initiative, O'Neill Institute, Georgetown University
Priti Krishtel, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge (I-MAK)
Sapna Kumar, Professor of Law, John Mixon Chair and Co-Director for the Institute for Intellectual Property and Information Law, University of Houston Law Center
Peter Lee, Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law, University of California, Davis, School of Law
Laura Pedraza-Fariña, Professor of Law, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
Nicholson Price, Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
Arti Rai, Elvin R. Latty Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law
Jerome Reichman, Bunyan S. Womble Professor of Law, Duke University Law School
Ana Santos Rutschman, Assistant Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law
Ken Shadlen, Professor of Development Studies, Department of International Development, London School of Economics and Political Science
Jayashree Watal, Former Staff Member, WTO’s Intellectual Property Division and Honorary Professor, National Law University Delhi
Peter Yu, Regents Professor of Law and Communication and Director, Center for Law and Intellectual Property, Texas A&M University School of Law

Co-sponsors
Center for Asian Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Institute for Technology Law & Policy, Georgetown University Law Center
O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Law & Technology Centre, HKU
Centre for Medical Ethics & Law, HKU

Enquiry
Ms. Grace Chan
Email: 
mcgrace@hku.hk
Tel: (+852) 3917 4727

All are welcome!  More information about this event is available on the conference website: 
https://www.covidip.hku.hk/.  Please register as soon as possible.

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