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Tuesday, October 20 • 15:00 - 15:30
Emergency 3D Printing Innovation: Patent Law, Public Health, and the COVID-19 Pandemic

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In the year 2020, the world faces one of its greatest challenges. Seeking new ways to increase the availability of medical equipment, new initiatives involving 3D printing have appeared. Trying to fulfil the supply distortions caused by the pandemic and making the production of healthcare equipment more widely available. The panel will highlight the importance of cooperative and open source management of Intellectual Property. From Patent Pooling to Open-Hardware licensing, these are important tools to enable 'makers' around the world to participate in the fight against the pandemic.


Tuesday October 20, 2020 15:00 - 15:30 UTC