Essential Action Publications and Papers

Pharmaceutical Links of NGOs Contributing to the World Health Organization’s Second Public Hearing on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property, November 2007
igwg.contributorlinks.rtf
pdf version: igwg.contributorlinks.pdf

U.S. Compulsory Licensing and Government Use
By Robert Weissman
Presented at the International Conference on Compulsory Licensing, November 22, 2007
Weissman.ICCL.rtf

Essential Action Director Robert Weissman Testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Bayh-Dole Act and management of federally funded inventions, October 24, 2007.
Pdf version (warning: 4.5 megabyte file): SenJudiciaryTestimony.10242007.pdf
An rtf version, without appendices: weissman.judiciary.10-24-2007.rtf

Forthcoming from Essential Action and colleague organizations:
TRIPS-Plus Provisions in Trade Agreements: Consequences for Public Health
By Robert Weissman
tripsplusprovisions.doc

From the International Journal of Intellectual Property Management:
Public Health-Friendly Options for Protecting Pharmaceutical Registration Data
2006
By Robert Weissman
IJIPM11-2Paper08.pdf

Forthcoming from the Center for International Environmental Law:
Briefing Note on the Development of U.S. Trade Policy
By Robert Weissman
ciel.briefing.ustradeprocess.doc

A cost sharing model to protect investments in pharmaceutical test data
By Judit Rius Sanjuan, James Love, Robert Weissman
May 2006
policybrief-no1-cost-sharing.pdf

WTO/TRIPS Agreement and Access to Medicines: Appropriate Policy Responses
Report of the Regional Consultation, organized by Health Action International, Third World Network and the World Health Organization, held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 17-19 April 2003
Report Prepared by Robert Weissman
http://www.twnside.org.sg/title/wtotrips.htm

Cost Containment Mechanisms for Essential Medicines, Including Antiretrovirals, In China
By German Velasquez, Carlos Correa and Robert Weissman
Health Economics and Drugs, EDM Series No. 13
World Health Organization, 2003
s4907e.pdf

WHO’s Network for Monitoring the Impact of Globalization and TRIPS on Access to Medicines
Meeting Report 19-21 February 2001, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
networktrips.pdf