You are invited to attend a public panel discussion and reception in Hart Auditorium, Thursday, September 27th.
|The Big Debate on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest & Opening Reception
Georgetown University | 6:00-8:30 pm
Public Forum & Opening Reception: Does the Current Intellectual Property System Foster or Hinder Global Economic, Health, and Development Progress?
Today’s global intellectual property regime—a tangle of interlocking national, regional and global agreements—treats expanding exclusive ownership of technologies and literary and artistic works as vital to advancing creativity, economic development and medicines for today’s health needs. Is it working?
This public event brings together leading thinkers and policy advocates from across the ideological spectrum to ask these big questions, including in the context of global negotiations over trade and debates over Trump Administration policies.
Dr. Gaelle Krikorian
With an Introduction by
This panel will open the 5th Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest.