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Speed Bumps Ahead For IP Waiver But Will It Nudge Voluntary Licensing?

Debate Over Need For, Impact Of Plan

Executive Summary

IP experts share views on a range of critical issues around the proposed US-backed patent waiver for COVID-19 vaccines. Proprietary materials once public can’t be pulled back, one cautioned, while others indicated the waiver risk may be the stick that pushes companies to toe the tech transfer line.

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