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LAW 708 v00 : International Trade, Intellectual Property Rights, & Public Health

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Fall
LLM Adjunct
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jw458 Watal, Jayashree Jayashree.Watal@wto.org
LAW 708 v00: International Trade, Intellectual Property Rights, & Public Health
International Trade, Intellectual Property Rights, & Public Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SaSu 9:00a-4:30p
Proposed 2018 dates: 9/15, 9/16, 9/22, and 9/23
10 LL.M; 15 J.D.
Paper
Class Presentation
Simulation Exercise
 
• Have an advanced understanding of the relationship between international trade rules, particularly those on intellectual property rights (IPRs), and public health from the perspective of law and economics, as well as trade diplomacy;
• Be able to clearly explain, reflect on and critique the role that IPRs play in the field of public health, particularly with respect to promoting innovation and access to medicines;
• Have expert knowledge of the work of international institutions in this field, particularly the WTO and the WHO, and the complex legal issues involved; and
• Have an integrated understanding of key contextual factors influencing different views of the different actors within this area and how they shape the debate.
LL.M
Yes
Seminar
2
 
 
 

Coursework in International Trade, Intellectual Property Rights, or Public Health.

 

ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY AT ALL CLASS SESSIONS. All enrolled and waitlisted students must be in attendance at the start of the first class session in order to be eligible for a seat in the class and must attend each class session in its entirety.

A student will be permitted to drop a course that meets for the first time after the add/drop period, without a transcript notation, if a student submits a written request to the Office of the Registrar prior to the start of the second class meeting. Students may not withdraw from this class after the start of the second class session without the permission of the professor.

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Does this course qualify as a "simulation course"?
 

Is this course available to distance students?
 
No
Is this a mandatory Pass-Fail course?
 

 

Personal Information

 
 
 
 
 

Post-master's degree in trade law (DESS), the University of Paris-V; M.A. (Economics), Gokhale Institute for Politics and Economics, Pune, India; B.A., Fergusson College, Pune, India. Ms. Watal is Counsellor in the Intellectual Property Division of the World Trade Organization from February 2001, where she has dealt with negotiations on TRIPS and public health. She has been a member of the Governance Board of the Medicines Patent Pool, Geneva since 2015. She has more than twenty two years of experience in government in India, of which ten years was devoted to policy, diplomacy, research and administration on intellectual property rights, including representing India in the TRIPS negotiations. She has researched and published on issues related to intellectual property rights, including a book Intellectual Property Rights in the WTO and Developing Countries (Oxford University Press, India and Kluwer Law International, 2001). She was a Visiting Scholar at the Center for International Development at Harvard University (2000) and at the Institute for International Economics, Washington DC (Oct. 1998-August 2000) and at the George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C. (1997- 2000). She worked in the Government of India, Ministry of Commerce as Director, Trade Policy Division, New Delhi (1995-1998). She also teaches aspects of the TRIPS Agreement in the University of Barcelona (IELPO) and at the World Trade Institute, Berne, Switzerland.

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