The Covid-19 Vaccine Race: Intellectual Property, Collaoration(S), Nationalism and Misinformation
Ana S. Rutschman,
The Covid-19 Vaccine Race: Intellectual Property, Collaoration(S), Nationalism and Misinformation,
Washington University Journal of Law and Policy
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.villanova.edu/facpubs/70
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a national and global vaccine race. This Article examines the race with respect to contemporary frameworks for biopharmaceutical research and development. Specifically, this Article focuses on the effect of patents, pre-production agreements, public-private partnerships, and vaccine misinformation. This Article analyzes lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, advocates for promoting vaccine affordability and equity, and suggests modifications to existing preparedness frameworks to prepare for upcoming outbreaks of infectious disease.
Law, Covid, Covid-19, Coronavrus, Coronavirus Pandemic, Patent, Patents Intellectual Property, IP, Vaccine