Thiru Balasubramaniam: Trade Rules & I.P. Rights Implications on Access to Medicines

Thiru Balasubramaniam:  Trade Rules & I.P. Rights Implications on Access to Medicines

Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at Noon | UC Davis School of Law, Room 1303 | Lunch Provided

Thiru Balasubramaniam of Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) will be Skyping in from Geneva, Switzerland to discuss current issues facing the production and accessibility of medicine in developing countries. As a KEI Representative, Balasubramaniam addresses issues in forums that impact the world, including the Marrakesh Diplomatic Conference that adopted the Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities; the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Intergovernmental Committee on Public Health, Innovation and I.P.; and the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) General Assembly.