Pledging intellectual property for COVID-19

Nature Biotechnology
Volume 38 Issue 10, October 2020
https://www.nature.com/nbt/volumes/38/issues/10

 

Patents | 05 October 2020
Pledging intellectual property for COVID-19
Voluntary pledges to make intellectual property broadly available to address urgent public health crises can overcome administrative and legal hurdles faced by more elaborate legal arrangements such as patent pools and achieve greater acceptance than governmental compulsory licensing.
Jorge L. Contreras, Michael Eisen[…] & Frank Tietze