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

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Druthers submitted by: jw458
Fall 2020
LLM Adjunct
UserID Name Email
jw458 Watal, Jayashree jwatal@gmail.com
LAW 708 v00: International Trade, Intellectual Property Rights, & Public Health
International Trade, Intellectual Property Rights, & Public Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SaSu 9:00am-4:30pm (9/12, 9/13, 9/19, and 9/20)
 
35 (LAWG: 20/LAWJ: 15)
Paper

 
LL.M
Yes
Seminar
2
 
 
 

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

 

ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY AT ALL CLASS SESSIONS. Enrolled students must be in attendance at the start of the first class session in order to remain enrolled. Waitlisted students must be in attendance at the start of the first class session in order to remain eligible to be admitted off the waitlist. All enrolled students must attend each class session in its entirety. Failure to attend the first class session in its entirety will result in a drop; failure to attend any subsequent class session in its entirety will result in a withdrawal.

Enrolled students will have until the beginning of the second class session to request a drop by contacting the Office of the Registrar; a student who no longer wishes to remain enrolled after the second class session begins will not be permitted to drop the class but may request a withdrawal from an academic advisor in the Office of Academic Affairs. Withdrawals are permitted up until the last class for this specific course.

Would you like to offer the Pass/Fail grading option?
 

 
 
Does this course qualify as a "simulation course"?
 

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

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 was Counsellor in the Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition Division of the World Trade Organization from February 2001 to July 2019, 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 being the author of a book Intellectual Property Rights in the WTO and Developing Countries (Oxford University Press, India and Kluwer Law International, 2001) and and an editor of several volumes on IP published by the WTO, including A Handbook on the WTO TRIPS Agreement (CUP, 2012) and The Making of the TRIPS Agreement (WTO, 2015). She was a Visiting Scholar at the Center for International Development at Harvard University (2000) and at the Peterson 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 has also taught aspects of the TRIPS Agreement at the University of Barcelona (IELPO), University of Melbourne Law School and at the World Trade Institute, Berne, Switzerland.

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