Program

Video recordings:

November 5, 2021

Welcome Remarks + Keynote speech: https://vimeo.com/643908831/4ad2373b29

1st Panel: https://vimeo.com/643909032/aba89ec6b5

2nd Panel: https://vimeo.com/643908292/ad2934d281

November 6, 2021

Keynote speech: https://vimeo.com/643908938/a562d18893

3rd Panel: https://vimeo.com/643908418/99f99efd1f

4th Panel: https://vimeo.com/643908552/c5da6f78ad

5th Panel: https://vimeo.com/643908698/08d129c581

November 5, 2021 (Friday)

Welcome Remarks

8:00 – 8:15am, DC Time

(8:00 – 8:15pm, HK Time)

Moderator: Madhavi Sunder, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for International and Graduate Programs, Georgetown University Law Center

William Treanor, Dean, Executive Vice President and Paul Regis Dean Leadership Chair, Georgetown University Law Center

Hualing Fu, Dean and Warren Chan Professor in Human Rights and Responsibilities, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law

Keynote Speech                 The COVID-19 Pandemic: What Role for the World Intellectual Property Organization?

8:15 – 8:55am, DC Time

(8:15 – 8:55pm, HK Time)

Moderator: Madhavi Sunder, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for International and Graduate Programs, Georgetown University Law Center

40 mins

Edward Kwakwa, Assistant Director General, Global Challenges and Partnerships Sector, World Intellectual Property Organization

Panel 1                                 Expanding Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

8:55 – 10:25am, DC Time

(8:55 – 10:25pm, HK Time)

Moderator: Anupam Chander, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

15 mins

Legal Levers for Technology Transfer of mRNA Vaccines

Amy Kapczynski, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Global Health Justice Partnership, Yale Law School

15 mins

Legal Paradigms and the Politics of Global COVID-19 Vaccine Access

Matthew Kavanagh, Assistant Professor of Global Health and Director, Global Health Policy & Politics Initiative, O'Neill Institute, Georgetown University

15 mins

Vaccine Manufacturing, Know-How, and IP Policy

Nicholson Price, Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School

15 mins

International mRNA Vaccine Manufacturing Hubs

Arti Rai, Elvin R. Latty Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law

30 mins

Q&A

10:25 – 10:45am, DC Time

(10:25 – 10:45pm, HK Time)

Break (20 mins)

Panel 2                                 Mobilizing More Resources to Protect Public Health

10:45am – 12:15pm, DC Time

(10:45pm – 12:15am, HK Time)

Moderator: Haochen Sun, Associate Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law

15 mins

A Plan to Vaccinate the World in 6 Months

Lawrence Gostin, University Professor and Faculty Director, O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center

15 mins

Decolonizing the Digital Economy: Innovation Models, Financing, and Law

Olufunmilayo Arewa, Murray H. Shusterman Professor of Transactional and Business Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law

15 mins

Governing the ACT-Accelerator: Current Challenges to Access and Innovation, and Opportunities for Change

Calvin Ho, Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law

15 mins

Tacit Knowledge Transfer and the Patent Bargain

Peter Lee, Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law, University of California, Davis, School of Law

30 mins

Q&A