IP, Technology, & Social Justice in the Time of Coronavirus

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Conference / Event Title

Institute for Intellectual Property & Social Justice

Hosting Organization

University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) John Marshall Law School


The conference touches on many of the key themes that have gripped newspaper headlines, including disparities in access to health; civic engagement in the IP system; issues related to older Americans, Native Americans, and Americans with disabilities; and reconceptualizing the rightsholder/IP consumer symbiosis.

Hon. Richard Linn, who delivers the keynote address, and Hon. Paul Michel, who delivers opening remarks, were joined online by experts from academia, practice, civil society, industry, and government.