Pharma's Next Frontier? New Threats to Public Health in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

4 Pages Posted: 21 Oct 2015 Last revised: 10 Oct 2016

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Belinda Townsend

School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)

Deborah Gleeson

La Trobe University

Ruth Lopert

George Washington University - Department of Health Policy; LWC Policy Consulting Inc.

Date Written: April 21, 2015

Abstract

This paper outlines public health concerns regarding a leaked intellectual property proposal by Japan to the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement negotiations.

Keywords: Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, access to medicines, trade and health, public health, TRIPS, RCEP, intellectual property

Suggested Citation

Townsend, Belinda and Gleeson, Deborah and Lopert, Ruth, Pharma's Next Frontier? New Threats to Public Health in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (April 21, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2677104 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2677104

Belinda Townsend (Contact Author)

School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet) ( email )

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200
Australia

Deborah Gleeson

La Trobe University ( email )

School of Psychology and Public Health
Victoria, 3068
Australia
+61 3 9479 3262 (Phone)

Ruth Lopert

George Washington University - Department of Health Policy ( email )

Washington, DC
United States

LWC Policy Consulting Inc. ( email )

Washington, DC 20005

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