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Workshop on Assessing the Impact of New Patent Standards on the Price of Medicines

Dialogue organised by ICTSD in partnership with CINPE and WHO

El Centro Internacional de Política Económica para el Desarrollo Sostenible (CINPE) de la Universidad Nacional,
Costa Rica, 27-29 May 2007

Description | Agenda | Participants | Documents | Espanol

Agenda

Sunday, May 27

Session 1
18:30
Opening Dinner and the ICTSD-WHO-WBI Joint Project on Assessing the Impact of TRIPS-Plus Provisions on Drug Prices, Pedro Roffe (ICTSD) and Carlos Murillo (CINPE)


Monday, May 28

Session 2
8:45
Opening Remarks, Rafael Diaz (CINPE)

9:00-10:00
Intellectual Property and Trade: the Political Context and Provisions Affecting Drug Prices, Pedro Roffe, Gina Vea (ICTSD)

Session 3
10:15-11:00
Intellectual Property in CAFTA, Jorge Cabrera (INBIO)

11:00-12:30
Introduction to the Partial Equilibrium models and theory of "The PAHO model for estimating the impact of changes in Intellectual Property Rights," Joan Rovira (Soikos)

Session 4
14:00-15:00
Applications in some countries. (Malasyia, Thailand, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala), Miguel Cortes (consultant)

Session 5
15.00-16:00
Hands-on session to familiarize participants with the
Programme, Miguel Cortes (consultant)

Session 6
16:30-18.00
Data Availability in Costa Rica, Greivin Hernández González, Jeffrey Orozco Barrantes, and Max Valverde Soto (CINPE) with Miguel Cortes (consultant)


Tuesday, 29 May

Session 7
9:15-10:15
Identification of local needs and review the data
available, Miguel Cortes (consultant)

Session 8
10:30-12:30, 14.00-16.00
Implementation of the model by the participants, Miguel Cortes (consultant)

Session 9
16:15-18.15
Presentation and discussion of preliminary results, Miguel Cortes (consultant), and final questions and discussion on future steps

Wrap Up, Pedro Roffe (ICTSD)

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