Thursday, October 12, 2006

CPTech Brownbag Lunch November 7, 2006

Professor Noah Novogrodsky will present on "Compulsory Licensing in Ghana - the Continuing Barriers to Affordable Medicines". His presentation will describe the painfully slow effort to implement the WTO August 30th 2003 Decision through Canadian export legislation and Ghana's Patent Act.

Professor Novogrodsky is a Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and the Director of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law International Human Rights Program. Noah Novogrodsky joined the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in 2002 and in September 2003, he founded Canada's first international human rights clinic at the Faculty. For each of the past three years, Professor Novogrodsky has taught a seminar titled “The HIV/AIDS in Africa Project” in connection with the work of Stephen Lewis, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS in Africa. Professor Novogrodsky has also been an organizer of the University of Toronto-based Access to Drugs Initiative. Professor Novogrodsky’s current research agenda focuses on the HIV/AIDS pandemic as a threat to human security.

Public meeting Tuesday November 7 (brown bag lunch: bring your lunch, we'll have drinks)
12 to 2pm
Consumer Project on Technology (CPTech)'s office
1621 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 500 Washington, DC 20009

To RSVP or more information contact Judit at judit.rius (at) or 202 332 2670


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