COVID WTO IP Waiver

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WTO

China Pushes Back Against Exclusionary TRIPS Waiver Text Language

A draft text of the WTO TRIPS Waiver, which is designed to facilitate production of Covid-19 medicines in developing countries, has language that could exclude China from its scope. At a WTO meeting on Friday, China raised objections to specific aspects of that language.
WTO

Report Suggests New TRIPS Waiver Proposals Seek To Exclude China

A report from an independent reporting initiative in Geneva indicates that as the United States and others work on a possible TRIPS Waiver, they may try to exclude China from benefitting.
WTO

China's Position on a COVID WTO IP Waiver

At a WTO Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) meeting on 15-16 October 2020, WTO Members discussed a proposal submitted (WTO Doc. IP/C/W/669) by India and South Africa for a temporary waiver of certain TRIPS obligations they said would facilitate an appropriate response to
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