U.S. Official Signals Efforts To Counter Recommendations Put Forth By U.N. High-Level Panel On Access To Medicines

Intellectual Property Watch: U.S. Working To Block U.N. High-Level Panel On Access To Medicines Ideas In Geneva And Capitals
“The United States, possibly working with like-minded countries, is working to prevent the further spread among international organizations in Geneva of recommendations put forward by the 2016 United Nations High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines, considering them to be ideological driven and dangerous to economic growth. The comments were made by a U.S. official speaking to a recent U.S. industry event in Washington, D.C., involving many of the U.S. intellectual property attachés, at which two attachés from Geneva described latest developments and strategy for the coming year…” (New, 1/22).