Partial Patent Waiver for COVID-19 vaccines

By |2022-09-15T08:49:55+00:00August 2nd, 2022|Adams & Adams, Articles|

Participating countries attending the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland reached an agreement on 17 June 2022 to partially waive intellectual property restrictions on the manufacture and production of COVID-19 vaccines for the next five years. The partial waiver provides that developing nations may authorise the use of