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Intellectual Property in the Age of Epidemics: Do We Still Need Strong Intellectual Property Protection?



In response to global epidemics such as HIV/AIDS, the Access to Knowledge Movement has emerged to challenge intellectual property protections as harmful to human rights and medical innovation. Professor Richard Epstein from NYU School of Law and YLS Visiting Professor Amy Kapczynski will debate the need today to protect intellectual property, particularly in the pharmaceutical industry.

Thursday, September 16, 7:00 PM