The American University Washington College of Law Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property is hosting a program entitled "The Role of Patents in Pharmaceutical Innovation: Lessons to Be Learned" from 4:30 to 6:00 pm (Eastern) on November 24, 2014 at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC. Public Citizen Global Access to Medicines Attorney Burcu Kilic will discuss her new book Boosting Pharmaceutical Innovation In The Post-TRIPS Era: Real-Life Lessons for the Developing World, which investigates the concept of innovation and illustrates the crucial role that patent strategies play within processes of pharmaceutical innovation. Drawing on extensive country and company case studies, the book identifies the key issues relevant to the revival of local pharmaceutical industries. The program will also include a panel including Sean Flynn of the American University Washington College of Law and Walter Park of the American University Department of Economics.
Additional information about the program, including registration information and an agenda, can be found here.