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WTO members look to make progress on IP waiver despite postponed MC12

November 29, 2021 at 5:30 PM
World Trade Organization members continued with business as usual on Monday after suddenly postponing the 12th ministerial conference just a few days earlier, but they underlined the urgency of finding a way forward on a proposed waiver of some intellectual property obligations for pandemic-related products given the uncertainty around the new coronavirus variant. Negotiators said they want to keep the momentum going in the discussions in the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, which convened on Monday, and...


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