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Potential WTO TRIPS Waiver and COVID-19 [Updated June 4, 2021]   [open pdf - 619KB]

From the Document: "On May 5, 2021, the Biden Administration announced [hyperlink] its support for a proposed waiver of intellectual property rights (IPR) obligations [hyperlink] in the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) [hyperlink] for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. This is significant, given the United States' history of advancing stronger IPR protections and enforcement globally."

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CRS Insight, IN11662
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2021-06-04
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