PIJIP Event, 4 February 2022

The Impact of a TRIPS COVID Waiver on Trade and Investment Agreements

Program on Intellectual Justice and Intellectual Property, American University Washington College of Law event

February 4, 2022, 10am EST/3pm GMT

Co-Sponsored by the American Branch of the International Law Association and the South Centre

The event will feature a presentation of a South Centre Research Paper by Federica Paddeu and Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan, followed by a round table discussion with international law experts. The Seminar is scheduled for 90 minutes in a public and recorded session, followed by a 30 minute off-camera virtual reception held under Chatham House Rule.

Download the report below:

A TRIPS-COVID Waiver and Overlapping Commitments to Protect Intellectual Property Rights Under International IP and Investment Agreements


  • Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan
    Professor of International and European Intellectual Property Law; Co-Director of CIPIL; Fellow and Director of Studies (King’s College), University of Cambridge
  • Dr. Federica Paddeu
    Abogado (UCAB, Venezuela), LLM, PhD (Cantab), Derek Bowett Fellow in Law, Queens’ College; Fellow, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law


  • Daniel Uribe
    Lead Program Officer, South Centre
  • Professor Rochelle Dreyfuss, Pauline Newman Professor of Law, NYU School of Law
  • Professor Holger Hestermeyer
    Professor of International and EU Law at King’s College London
  • Professor Peter K. Yu
    Regents Professor of Law and Communication and Director, Center for Law and Intellectual Property, Texas A&M  University School of Law; Co-Chair, International Intellectual Property Law Committee, American Branch of the International Law Association
  • Nirmalya Syam
    Senior Program Officer, South Centre

Registration Required
After registering, you will receive a participation link

Recording is now available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nqS0pmpZ9A

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