Kyiv-Mohyla Workshop Readings


Pre-Course Reading:

Sisule Musungu. “Background Paper on the Potential Impact of WTO Accession and Partnership and Cooperation Agreements on Public Health in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).” Working Paper, July 2009.

Ellen t-Hoen.  “Timeline of Events Related to Access to Medicines and Intellectual Property.” Excerpted from The Global Politics of Pharmaceutical Monopoly Power.  2009. 

Day One:

ABIA “Intellectual Property Rights and Access to ARV Medicines - Civil Society Resistance in the Global South.” Excerpts on Brazil and India, 2009.

Jeff Hoover.  “Shining a Light on a Hidden Epidemic.” Open Society Institute, March 2009.

Anand Grover.  “Promotion and Protection of All Human Rights, Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Including the Right to Development.”  United Nations Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health. March 2009.

African Commission on Human and People’s Rights. “Resolution on the Right to Health and Access to Needed Medicines.” 2008.

Day Two:

Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement)

Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health

UK and Canadian Statutes on Medicines & Compulsory Licenses

Paris Convention Art. 5(a)

Indian Patent Act sec. 3(d)

Brook Baker. "Patentability Standards." Powerpoint, 2009.

Law of the Ukraine No. 3687: Inventions & Utility Models (Ukrainian Version)

Thailand Compulsory License for Plavix

Brazil Compulsory License for Efaviren

Day Three

Brook Baker. "The Basics of Drug Registration." 2009.

Brook Baker. "Overcoming Registration Barriers." Powerpoint, 2009.

Brook Baker. "Generics & Registration." Powerpoint, 2009.

H.R. 1427 - US Biogeneric Registration Bill

H.R. 1548 - US Biosimilar Pathway Bill

Ukraine Registration Law No. 123 96-VR

Day Four

Excerpts from the US-Chile and US-Colombia Free Trade Agreements.

Excerpts from the EU-Ukraine Partnership and Cooperation Agreement.

Excerpts from the Free Trade Agreement Between the EFTA States and the Republic of Macedonia.

Brook Baker. "TRIPS-Plus Pressures: Trade Agreements, and New Trade Policy. Powerpoint, 2009."

Essential Action. "ACTA and the Drug Monopoly Enforcement Agenda." 2009.