Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation in the Times of Corona Epidemic - Policy Brief

Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation in the Times of Corona Epidemic - Policy Brief (2020)

8 Pages Posted: 8 May 2020

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Krishna Ravi Srinivas

Research Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)

Date Written: April 27, 2020

Abstract

This paper discusses emerging issues in enabling affordable access and incentivization in the context of Corona Epidemics. It discusses proposed ideas on Patent Pools and Patent Pledges. The option of using Compulsory Licensing, particularly in India is discussed. The challenges for India are analyzed.

Keywords: Corona, COVID, TRIPS, Compulsory Licensing, Patent, India, Innovation, Vaccine, Open Innovation, Drug Discovery

JEL Classification: K33, L40

Suggested Citation

Srinivas, Krishna Ravi, Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation in the Times of Corona Epidemic - Policy Brief (April 27, 2020). Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation in the Times of Corona Epidemic - Policy Brief (2020), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3586335 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3586335

Krishna Ravi Srinivas (Contact Author)

Research Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) ( email )

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