Shook Intellectual Property and Patent Litigation Attorney Sharon Israel will be a moderator and a speaker at the 59th Annual Conference on Intellectual Property Law, presented online live by the Center for American and International Law’s Institute for Law and Technology, November 8 and 9.
Israel will be the moderator of “TRIPS Waiver of IP Rights,” a discussion of The Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement waiver relating to COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. Panelists are Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), Washington, D.C.; Hans Sauer of Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), Washington, D.C.; and Antony Taubman of the World Trade Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. The 60-minute session will be November 8, 3:25 – 4:25 p.m. CT.
On November 9, 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. CT, Israel will give the presentation, “Assignor Estoppel: The Aftermath of Minerva v. Hologic,” on the details of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Minvera Surgical, Inc. v. Hologic, Inc., and its influence on the procurement and enforcement of patents and the challenging of patent validity.