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TRIPS waiver co-sponsors to review language as White House deliberates

April 30, 2021 at 5:12 PM
Co-sponsors at the World Trade Organization of a proposed waiver of certain intellectual property commitments said on Friday they would review, and potentially revise, the language with an eye to finding common ground, even as the U.S. remains skeptical of the waiver’s likelihood of delivering more vaccine production. President Biden is being pushed from both sides on the proposal to waive elements of the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, including patents. Progressive lawmakers and civil society...

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