IPR in the Time of COVID-19: An International Perspective

The article talks about the fact that the Governments have addressed the use of intellectual property rights for countering the corona virus with respect to necessary response products. The most feasible solution is suspending patent rights and ensuring compulsory licensing.

IPR in the Time of Corona: An International Perspective

The article throws light on the intellectual property rights in the time of COVID out break and its international aspect. It further discusses the provisions of TRIPS Agreement and Doha Declaration. It also discusses that most countries have the legal framework to enforce compulsory licensing while other countries are finding difficulty to create a balance between protecting the rights of IP holders and effective COVID-19 counter measures.